How to setup a home server
derek at pointerstop.ca
Tue Mar 17 17:54:33 UTC 2009
madanabhat27 at gmail.com wrote:
> Sent from BlackBerry® on Airtel
<<grumble... bleeding blackberries. why can't they use a decent mail
> I'm a newbie who's just switched from windows and I have been using ubuntu
> for the past 3 months and am planning to migrate all the personal
> computers we have at home but the problem is that we need a home server
Define "home server"? It's not just one thing.
> coz we have a pretty complex network
The "pretty complex network" can usually be handled by a wireless router.
> at home plus I am also planning to host my own website
And if that was all you wanted, you could just port-forward port 80 at the
> and all the email
Now you're getting a little complicated, but _why_? Hosting your own email
server at home is rarely necessary, and is likely to get your email
blacklisted if you don't set it up correctly.
> and etc, etc
Oh, "etc"s don't take any planning or resources at all :-)
More information about the ubuntu-users