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Offline Ray

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« on: March 08, 2007, 10:35:20 PM »
Sorry I have not posted much in here but I have been heavy learning Linux. What a change but I am starting to get the hang of it. Here is my test site that I have been working with. http://www2.rranderson.com:8000
sorry about the 8000 part but have to use it. I host the server myself so my router has a problem knowing what server to go to so I use that port.

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Re: Linux
« Reply #1 on: March 08, 2007, 11:12:37 PM »
Linux rocks... I really wish it was more user friendly like windows. If it had more app support I'd definitely be using it as my main desktop.

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Re: Linux
« Reply #2 on: March 09, 2007, 04:06:16 AM »
Greate job done there Ray :)

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Re: Linux
« Reply #3 on: March 09, 2007, 08:34:00 AM »

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« Reply #4 on: March 09, 2007, 12:06:22 PM »
What kind of connection to the outside world do you have?  I'd love to host my own site but I don't know what kind of upstream speed I need.

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« Reply #5 on: March 09, 2007, 12:09:45 PM »
What kind of connection to the outside world do you have?  I'd love to host my own site but I don't know what kind of upstream speed I need.
DSL 1.5 mg download and 512 upload. Not real good but it works. Also I have several others sites on this same DSL

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Re: Linux
« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2007, 12:12:13 PM »
Linux rocks... I really wish it was more user friendly like windows. If it had more app support I'd definitely be using it as my main desktop.
I am using SUSE and it has over 2000 apps that can be used, LOL just learning to install them is the fun. SUSE has and installer for programs that works ok

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« Reply #7 on: March 09, 2007, 12:14:06 PM »
What kind of connection to the outside world do you have?  I'd love to host my own site but I don't know what kind of upstream speed I need.
DSL 1.5 mg download and 512 upload. Not real good but it works. Also I have several others sites on this same DSL

Very cool.  I've got twice that, but I had problems trying to host at home earlier this year (experimenting).  Possibly because I was running a Windows box?

Mind if I PM you about your setup?  If I can dump my host now that I'm on Linux, I'd be real happy.

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Re: Linux
« Reply #8 on: March 09, 2007, 12:15:26 PM »
I think it would be better to post the steps here so more people can read how to make atleast the basic steps.  ;)

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« Reply #9 on: March 09, 2007, 12:22:46 PM »
Here is a step by step to install SUSE. Without this I would still be in the dark. http://www.howtoforge.com/perfect_setup_opensuse_10.2 This has to be one of the best instruction to setting up an isp. Only thing I did not do was install the ISPConfig. I didn't like the way it took over SUSE and I wanted to learn that part myself. I also have a windows 2003 server running on this doman. All with one static IP. Not the best but hey It works.

And G6 is right -- no PM here, we can just talk about it here so others can learn and help :up:
« Last Edit: March 09, 2007, 12:26:20 PM by Ray »

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Re: Linux
« Reply #10 on: March 09, 2007, 12:25:11 PM »
Even better.  Just didn't want to annoy anybody. ;)

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« Reply #11 on: March 09, 2007, 12:27:39 PM »
Even better.  Just didn't want to annoy anybody. ;)
lol never

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« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2007, 01:05:39 PM »
Hahaha, Im not annoyed eather, i just want to get the same info from Ray  :D

And that link sure had a lot of great reading and step by step guides, you are gold Ray  :-*

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« Reply #13 on: March 10, 2007, 06:19:55 AM »
Hahaha, Im not annoyed eather, i just want to get the same info from Ray  :D

And that link sure had a lot of great reading and step by step guides, you are gold Ray  :-*
Why thank you

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Re: Linux
« Reply #14 on: March 10, 2007, 06:26:06 AM »
What kind of connection to the outside world do you have?  I'd love to host my own site but I don't know what kind of upstream speed I need.

Not to butt in :D lol, I just thought I'd play devil's advocate and point out that if you plan on hosting files of any larger size, I wouldn't recommend hosting through your home ISP, having a decent upstream is important for those larger files and even if you're hosting a site with a lot of traffic and queries.  And personally, if it's for a business, I'd stick to having a host that you can call and bug them about fixing it instead of having to deal with the headaches and potential loss of business yourself if you're not 100% sure of what you're doing.
« Last Edit: March 10, 2007, 06:27:39 AM by Shane84 »

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Re: Linux
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2007, 09:23:12 AM »
www.diywebserver.com is a great place. This is where I learned all my stuff about linux. There's a couple of guys that hang out at the place that are really smart on linux. Although the place is not so active, it has a ton of great info on setting up stuff.