Canonical provided a list of changes for the server edition of Ubuntu 8.10 - currently the most popular Linux distributions in the world.
Server edition will be supported for 18 months from the time of its release (version 8.04 has a five-year period of support). The new version features a powerful tool for virtualization VM-Builder, which allows you to easily create and manage virtual machines. The Intrepid Ibex will also official support for Apache Tomcat 6.0 and OpenJDK, programs ClamAV and SpamAssassin. To remotely manage multiple servers Canonical proposes the Landscape - web based interface to configure processes, packages, equipment and system users. In addition, was given the opportunity to encrypt the directory.