Some non-techie people I know rely on mailing lists to share infos for their non-profit organization.
As a better (to me) alternative, I'd like to find a compact, Linux-based embedded solution to run a web-based forum
, probably SMF, FluxBB, or PunBB.
Those are low-traffic lists, so it could sit at someone's home and share their ADSL connection.
The requirements I could think of:
- Passively-cooled, flash memory-based server, à la SheevaPlug
- Can take an external hard drive to hold the forum's data, as hard drives offer more bang for the buck than eg. SD cards
- The forum should be dead easy to use, back up/restore, and upgrade when new releases are available.
What hardware would you recommend?