[Ubuntu PA] Canonical Webhosting

Bret Fledderjohn freelancer317 at gmail.com
Tue Jun 10 14:12:38 BST 2008

2008/6/10 Elizabeth Bevilacqua <lyz at ubuntu.com>:

> Hey folks,
> Our site, meetlinux.com has been down for a couple weeks after the
> wordpress install was hacked. After a failed attempt to upgrade we're
> now looking for new options as far as webhosting goes

I think that it makes sense to go for the Canonical hosting, be aware that
it can take significant time to get that set up (at least some teams on the
LoCo Contacts mailing list seem to wait for some time).  Regardless, I think
that is the best route.

> We can continue to use the hosting provided by Ace Tech and continue
> to wait for the Ubuntu version of Wordpress (easier to maintain than
> the tarball that was hacked) to be installed. Or we can request
> hosting from Canonical, details here:
> https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoHosting
> We went with Ace originally because we were not an approved team, thus
> not entitled to such hosting. But now that we are, do we want to go
> for it? We could also get a http://pa.ubuntu-us.org name that we can
> use along with meetlinux.com
> If we choose to go with Canonical, I volunteer to continue maintaining
> the page and being the lead, and heading up the effort to migrate.

Thanks for that Lyz!

> - Lyz/pleia2
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