Services are provided by a wide variety of server software. Like the name suggest, a server software provide one or more services to requesting clients. The services provided can range from information delivery to execution of a program to control a robot, local or remote.
Among the more common services provided by Linux powered computers are:
- Web pages - Apache
- Mail delivery - Sendmail, qmail
- File Transfer (ftp) - vsFTPd
- Cache proxy - Squid
- Database - MySQL, PostgreSQL