[ubuntu-uk] Web forum software for Ubuntu (Edgy server) - recommendations wanted

Alec Wright alecjw at gmail.com
Wed May 30 20:31:35 BST 2007

On Wed, 2007-05-30 at 20:02 +0100, Mark Harrison wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm looking for some "web forum" software to run on Edgy. Can you 
> recommend me something?
> My requirements (in order of importance, most important first) are:
> - Free as in beer
> - Free as in speech (I might need to write a username registration 
> handler at some point)
> - Has a backend that can live in PHP 5
> - Has a backend that can run on a different server from the front-end, 
> and cope with multiple webheads
> - Has an admin model that allows me to authorise a few other people to 
> be "user admins" to weed out the obvious SPAM
> - Ideally, an anti-spam plugin (also free) that "sort of works like 
> Askimet" :-)
> And please note that, yes, I really mean forums, not 
> mailing-list-server. Normally I hate web-only forums, but this 
> particular job has a customer base who are actually calling for them.
> M.
Or sudo aptitude install phpbb
Alec Wright

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