Ubuntu Server how-to guides

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.

Server installation

The following installation guides are more advanced than our getting started tutorial, but can be applied to specific scenarios. If you are looking for a more straightforward installation, refer to our basic installation tutorial.

The Ubuntu installer now has its own documentation for automatic (or “hands-off” installations). For more guidance on auto-installing Ubuntu with the installer, you can refer to these guides from the Ubuntu installer documentation (note: these pages will redirect you outside of the Server Guide).



Mail services

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.

How to install and configure…


How to install and configure…
CUPS print server

Backups and version control

These guides focus on helping you set up backup systems. If you need guidance on these options, see our introduction to system backups.

How to install and configure…
Shell scripts
Backup with shell scripts
Version control



Other topics

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This is amazing.
I think page like this should be made available for ease accessibility.
Like the homepage.

Thanks, @mrbite. The Ubuntu Server documentation can be accessed using the following URL: https://ubuntu.com/server/docs/

Got it. This is cool