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Old 10-05-2004, 04:12 AM   #1
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Linux on a OLD computer :P


Gonna set up one of my old machines as a very simple web server; Now I'm looking for a lightweight command prompt only Linux build - anyone got a pointer for where I should go to look?

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Old 10-05-2004, 04:15 AM   #2
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This may help you:
http://old.lwn.net/Distributions/

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Old 10-05-2004, 05:34 AM   #3
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Debian or Slackware
 
Old 10-05-2004, 06:43 AM   #4
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You could go with pretty much any Linux distro if all you need is a command prompt and no X. Remember to turn of services not needed. Also if you want to make your server public, you should definitely do some reading on iptables (the firewall) and remember to keep the server software up to date.

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Old 10-05-2004, 07:11 AM   #5
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the server will be behind a firewall, only directing 80 and maybe some others to it. will look into debian and slackware.

thanks all!

JB
 
  


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