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Old 05-04-2009, 12:34 AM   #1
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Setting up Linux for E-book?


I need ur help immensely.Actually our library have thousand of e-book with them and they told me to make a server in which all the e-books can be put and students can use them. they can download them but cant delete them.
Do we have any open source for this which should be easy to configure
I thought of ftp but how gonna I setup?
Any Hint?
 
Old 05-04-2009, 01:33 PM   #2
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I need ur help immensely.Actually our library have thousand of e-book with them and they told me to make a server in which all the e-books can be put and students can use them. they can download them but cant delete them.
Do we have any open source for this which should be easy to configure
I thought of ftp but how gonna I setup?
Any Hint?
Well, if you work at a library, you should first be able to spell your words out.

And without some information, we're not going to be able to help you. You say "download" the e-books...what format are they in? How many? How do you want the clients to get to them (web? FTP? what?)?? How many machines? Running what version/distro of Linux?

There are lots of options that can be used to serve files to users, but how you implement it, will depend on how you want the users to get to the info.
 
Old 05-04-2009, 02:38 PM   #3
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Sounds like a perfect use of a web based CMS (Content Management System) such as Drupal, Joomla, etc..

http://php.opensourcecms.com/ for Demos of pretty much every OpenSource CMS package available, allows you to test drive both the front end and admin sides. Most CMS packages have plugins for file management, image libraries, forums, etc.. so if you see one you like, look for plug-ins specific to your needs.
 
Old 05-04-2009, 11:38 PM   #4
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I just want them to visit the website and download from there.
 
Old 05-05-2009, 09:51 AM   #5
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I just want them to visit the website and download from there.
Ok...farslayer pointed you to some resources. You can also set up Apache, and put a basic web page up (or even just allow directory listings), and do what you want.

In your initial post, you mentioned FTP.....
 
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Guys Thats Done and I have published in my Blogs:

ajeetraina.blogspot.com
 
  


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