If you have a specific goal, but are already familiar with Ubuntu Server, our how-to guides have more in-depth detail than our tutorials and can be applied to a broader set of applications. They’ll help you achieve an end result but may require you to understand and adapt the steps to fit your specific requirements.
|Virtual machines (VMs)|
|Docker for system admins|
These guides will help you get started with the most common and popular mail services. If you aren’t sure which service to use, check out our overview of these options.
These guides focus on helping you set up backup systems. If you need guidance on these options, see our introduction to system backups.
|Install a Squid server|
|Extend Apache2 with modules|
|Extend nginx with modules|
|Install Ruby on Rails|
|Get started with LAMP applications|