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

Liraz Siri liraz at turnkeylinux.org
Sat Sep 13 17:49:30 BST 2008


Silly me I forgot to include a link!

http://www.turnkeylinux.org/

Cheers,
Liraz

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.
> 
> I am writing to you guys because I'm hoping the Ubuntu news team can
> help us spread the word. For example, would the Ubuntu Weekly News be an
> appropriate place to mention our Ubuntu sub-project?
> 
> Cheers,
> Liraz
> 




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