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Old 08-18-2006, 01:32 PM   #1
loganpelletier
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using linux and apache to run webserver out of home


I'm a complete newbie to linux but I need to set up a webserver out of my house and I don't want to use windows because that will limit connections. I currently have internet access and run it to 3 computers with windows xp. I am going to buy a fourth computer and install linux but I need to know if I can get access to the internet on my current network with the linux os or will I need a seperate connection? Or anything relevant that any expert could tell me about what I'm getting myself into?
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Old 08-18-2006, 01:53 PM   #2
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Linux works just like windows in respect to how networking functions. No special line is needed and it uses tcp/ip protocol. As far as running a web server might I suggest using Ubuntu server edition. very easy to setup for a new person coming to linux. After you have used it for a while. I would suggest you move to something like slackware, or debian.
 
Old 08-18-2006, 09:26 PM   #3
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I don't want to use windows because that will limit connections
Why will it limit connections? The default IIS does I think (not sure, could be Access I'm thinking about) but you can always run Apache on Windows.
 
  


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