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Old 01-05-2007, 02:06 PM   #1
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Distro For Web Server


I want to setup a web server at home. I want to run php mysql so that i can have phpbb forums or bulleting board. Can someone suggest a distro or version of Linux to use that has all these functions.Thanks
 
Old 01-05-2007, 02:11 PM   #2
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I want to setup a web server at home. I want to run php mysql so that i can have phpbb forums or bulleting board. Can someone suggest a distro or version of Linux to use that has all these functions.Thanks
Almost all distros would work out of box with Apache + MySQL + PHP/Perl/Python setup. I prefer Slackware. But you could just about choose anyone of the major distros.

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Old 01-05-2007, 04:35 PM   #3
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If you want speed and flexibility then use gentoo especially if its dedicated. I have setup lots of gentoo servers for this exactly

i used apache2
proftpd
php
and mysql.

I recommend gentoo allthough its a pain to set up its certainly worth it.
 
Old 01-06-2007, 12:51 PM   #4
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Nearly all of Linux distros (with the exception of possibly the micro distros) offer a default LAMP setup during the install phase. Play with a few of the live CDs to see which one offers the tools that you like.
 
  


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