See for more info and setup configuration, including selection of ftp servers.Oh, and normally on Mandrake/Mandriva things are set up to use:service [servicename] start/stop/restartso you don't have to type the full path...The Author obviously has some sort of axe to grind over rpm.He basically added about 6 extra steps (at least) to provide himself with a COMPLETELY unsupported system install. From several years of Linux usage I know that at some time you will always have problems with rpm, and be it only that you want to update a machine that's only 2 years old, even with urpmi. I am updating my home PC on a daily based with urpmi (it runs "cooker", so on average, around 20 updates or upgrades a day).I haven't burned a Mandrake/Mandriva CD since 10.0, every install/upgrade I do since then is done via urpmi from the ftp servers.
Thanks a lot for this tutorial, I'll give things a go as soon as I can find the time.Anyway, thanks again for this great article, Rob Even if you install the GUI you still have the choice of using it or not after the fact.Mandriva linux actually has some very nice GUI admin tools that let you get the job done very quickly.Don't get so defensive about the authors preferences. If somebody is going to give incorrect advice they should not give it at all.By the way, I'm sure the author doesn't use Mandriva so don't get into such a huff about using apt. All of this jokers articles should be treated as unrealiable and pulled. The easiest way to follow this tutorial is to use a command line client/SSH client (like Pu TTY for Windows) and simply copy and paste the commands (except where you have to provide own information like IP addresses, hostnames, passwords,...). This is a detailed description about the steps to be taken to setup a Mandrake 10.2 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters (web server (SSL-capable), mail server (with SMTP-AUTH and TLS!