[ubuntu-uk] Home Servers

James Grabham jgrabham at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 2 19:48:52 BST 2007


If its an internet connection it will be Mb (mega bits) not MB (mega bytes)
8 bits in a byte ergo 8 megabits in a megabyte.  :]

Oh, and your server - whats the power consumption on that thing!?

On 10/1/07, Matthew Daubney <daubers at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hey all,
>
> I've had a machine running as an ad-hoc web/file servery thing across my
> home internet connection (shared 20Mb Virgin Media stuffs (MB? I always
> get the upper/lower case B's confused)) and have considered turning the
> machine solely over to this after getting my nice shiny new dell laptop.
>
> If I turned it to this permanantly (as I hope to!) I'd obviously need a
> bit more info on setting it up re:security and suggested programs (I'd
> end up largley running Apache/PHP/mod_mono as I'm considering going into
> web design and it'd be good practice to get used to as many languages as
> possible).
>
> I'd also be considering using it as a mailserver, but have never set one
> of these up, ever. So any advice on mail packages and the like would
> also be much appreciated!!
>
> The box itself is a 4GHz Hyperthreaded P4 with 1.5gb of RAM and 2*250gb
> hdd's (it also currently has 2 flatscreens, but it won't need them once
> it's been serverised!)
>
> Thanks very much (as usual) for any info!
>
> -Matt Daubney
>
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