Guide: Building your own Linux server

Posted on Thursday, Jun 07 2007 @ 04:50 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Have you wanted a full-functionality web-server, media host, bit-torrent client and NAS box, all fully remote-controlled? Want to build it out of spare parts? Well then...

"After showing that one of the known pitfalls of Linux isn't as bad as most expected, it's about time to get things into gear and show one of the strengths of Linux. It's a known fact that Linux (or any other flavour of 'Nix) is a great OS to run on that low power, the-day-before-yesterday's-generation hardware. That's because the strength of Linux lies in its Command Line Interface (CLI). While scary to those who are used to point and click, CLI offers a no-nonsense, straight to the point and low-overhead powerhouse."

Check it out at Bit Tech.


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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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