ubuntu-ca.org needs help!

Brett Alton brett.jr.alton at gmail.com
Fri May 7 00:41:25 UTC 2010


Okay well my offer is free vs. finding a corporation to sponsor $25/month.

I'll be a fall back.

On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 8:38 PM, Mark Ueki Mina <themarker0 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> It would be prefered, because what OS it is running, and root access,
> SSHless, and on the note that if someone from linsux and messes with us, we
> don't have to go to the hosting admin to get help
>
>> Date: Thu, 6 May 2010 20:35:31 -0400
>> Subject: Re: ubuntu-ca.org needs help!
>> From: brett.jr.alton at gmail.com
>> To: ubuntu-ca at lists.ubuntu.com
>>
>> On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 8:19 PM, Corey Burger <corey.burger at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 5:05 PM, Mark Ueki Mina <themarker0 at hotmail.com>
>> > wrote:
>> >> (ignore which message is quoted)
>> >>
>> >> I did some reading, we can host ourselves, we just need a canadian
>> >> based
>> >> VPS. I put an idea forward on the IRC months ago to get corporate
>> >> sponsors
>> >> to help pay for one. This was back when there was no talking lol.
>> >> Though
>> >> here, i found a cheap Xen based VPS. https://www.sevenl.net/
>> >>
>> >> We could get 128mb ram 10gb hdd and 50 bandwidth and webmin for 25
>> >> dollars a
>> >> month. To pay we could either all donate, or better yet, go to a large
>> >> company, (Tiger direct, Canada Computers) and at the footer add "Server
>> >> proudly sponsored by XXXXXXXXXXX"
>>
>> Does it _have_ to be a VPS? I have lots of hosting space, but it's on
>> a shared server.
>>
>> I can install as many domains as I'd like, capping at 40GB of space,
>> 1800GB of bandwidth per month, 160MB of RAM and I've already pre-paid
>> for it.
>>
>> > Yes, we could host it ourselves, but the challenge with that is that
>> > then we have to make certain the person who admins it doesn't
>> > disappear. The advantage of Canonical is that non-active people (ahem,
>> > myself) can be bypassed easily.
>> >
>> > Corey
>>
>> I know I haven't been terribly active on this list, but I'm a web
>> developer and would love to help with the site. I helped with Ground
>> Control (http://ground-control.org) and wouldn't mind helping our
>> community.
>>
>> I'm a web developer by professional, so if I'm available for my
>> clients, I should be just as available for this domain
>>
>> I can then host and theme a Wordpress install and make multiple users
>> for moderation.
>>
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