[ubuntu-uk] Windows Home Server

Daniel Lamb daniel.lamb at dlcomputing.co.uk
Thu Oct 4 19:28:34 BST 2007


But most knowledgeable enthusiasts would rather have a "linux box" something
to be proud of!!

Windows is boring and to easy, plus if there was an easy install for Ubuntu
on a samba server then more would adopt it (which is in 7.10), but I think
people will get scared off by the commandline versions as they wont
understand that it can be administered remotely.

Daniel

-----Original Message-----
From: ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com
[mailto:ubuntu-uk-bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of Chris Rowson
Sent: 04 October 2007 19:17
To: British Ubuntu Talk
Subject: Re: [ubuntu-uk] Windows Home Server

> By joke I meant more along the lines of what a brilliant idea, a home
server
> that backs up pcs and stores files on the network, wait actually is that
not
> basically what nas does and doesn't need a full pc, or for us more
> technically minded what we can do with an old cardboard box, some
> motherboard your uncle was chucking out and some half decent sized hard
> drives? Lol.
>
> I must apologies about webmin, I had not realize, I am looking at ebox
now.
>
> Regards,
> Daniel

I think the most interesting thing is that Windows Home Server is
designed for people who aren't uber techie. It's aimed at the
knowledgeable enthusiast market.

That's kinda what I meant I saw Ubuntu as a potential replacement for
(perhaps with a bit of configuration etc).

Cheers

Chris

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