[ubuntu-uk] Very Off Topic - Apologies in advance.

Andres andresmp at gmail.com
Thu Apr 14 22:27:14 UTC 2011


All I can say is if you ever need to do magnetic force microscopy on one of those hard drives i might be able to help put toguether some bits...
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> On 14 April 2011 15:28, Dave Hanson <d.hanson at hotmail.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hiya Everyone,
> > 
> > I was wondering if might ask an off topic question please as I assume
> > that there are many people on this list who may do something similar?
> > 
> > I'm planning on doing some data recovery work from home when I finish
> > my degree (Computer Forensics Bsc), My plan is to promote myself
> > through my Wordpress powered blog (shameless plug:
> > hansonforensics.co.uk). - It is on an Ubuntu Server! ;)
> > 
> > I need some sort of ecommerce plugin for Wordpress which will allow
> > clients, and myself to upload large files (HDD Images, so I'm talking
> > GB's) and take payment from them for recovering their files and things
> > - Obviosly not every job would involve huge amounts of data, but some
> > may.
> > 
> > The main problem is that I would prefer to take either the expected
> > amount in full and reserve it until the job is completed, with the
> > option of returning it to the client or take a small diagnostic fee in
> > advance and log what fee came from who/what job number.
> > 
> > Could anyone reccomend a plugin or perhaps share how they conduct such
> > transactions?
> > 
> > Thanks - And as I say, Apologies in advance for being off topic.
> 
> Hi Dave, it is pretty computer related, which is good enough for me.
> Ok, web servers really aren't designed to handle a hard drive image
> being uploaded, 80gig is a LOT nevermind 250 or 500+
> 
> It would actually be faster to have the customer send their disk via
> special delivery, or you requesting a courier to go and collect the
> unit. As for ecommerce, I would recommend OpenCart, not integrated
> with Wordpress, but it is the nuts.
> 
> 
> -- 
> Regards, Kris Douglas.
>  T. 0845 004 2066 | M. 07728574285
> 
> 

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