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

Brett Alton brett.jr.alton at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 20:22:34 BST 2008

Maybe ubuntu-server would like to have a discussion on this too?

On Sat, Sep 13, 2008 at 12:49 PM, Liraz Siri <liraz at turnkeylinux.org> wrote:
> 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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