turnkey linux website link (Re: TurnKey Linux: new project builds Ubuntu based Live CD appliances)

Liraz Siri liraz at turnkeylinux.org
Sat Sep 13 16:47:51 UTC 2008

Silly me I forgot to include a link:



Liraz Siri wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I am one of the developers behind TurnKey Linux, a new opensource
> project that builds installable, Ubuntu based Live CD appliances that
> serve specific roles.
> The project's motto is "everything that can be easy, should be easy" and
> basically we're aiming to try and make Ubuntu easier to use for certain
> types of (mostly server) tasks.
> We've recently released public betas of our first three Live CD appliances:
> * TurnKey LAMP stack
> * TurnKey Drupal 5
> * TurnKey Joomla
> A few technical highlights, as described on our website:
> * Based on Ubuntu 8.04.1 (hardy LTS).
> * Minimal footprint (typically around 150MB) - each appliance is
>   carefully built from the ground up with the minimum components needed
>   to serve its role with maximum efficiency and security.
> * Packaged as an installable Live CD (I.e., bootable ISO) that can run
>   on real hardware in addition to most types of virtual machines.
> Secretly we're hoping enough people will find this interesting so that
> we can build out a specialized extension of the Ubuntu community
> (focused on appliances), in much the same way the Ubuntu community has
> become a specialized extension of Debian.
> Check it out and tell us what you think!
> Cheers,
> Liraz

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