Ubuntu Server Edition (64-bit) includes a specially configured kernel to match the requirements of all common workloads typically found on a server so that you get the most out of your hardware while maintaining optimal power consumption. Whether you are running Windows, Unix, MacOSX or other flavors of Unix, Ubuntu Server Edition comes with all the tools to easily integrate with your current user management systems, allowing your clients to seamlessly authenticate, share documents and access services. Ubuntu, whether it is used for the desktop or on servers, provides all the tools to automate the official installer and therefore allow for reproducible, hardware-independent deployment scenarios. Whether you want to use PHP, Perl, Java, Ruby or Python, together with Apache and MySQL, Postgresql, DB2 or Oracle, Ubuntu Server Edition can be ready within minutes to start serving your dynamic web pages.
What's new in version 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal)
Version 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) allow you to pin web applications to the Launcher on the desktop, and preview your search results in the Dash to see more options.