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From Mark Hahn <m...@hahnca.com>
Subject Re: kanso hosting?
Date Wed, 24 Oct 2012 03:36:03 GMT
FWIW, I ended up using vantage and it worked great.  When i didn't make
stupid mistakes, it only took a few minutes to get a good headless dev
environment going in virtualbox on windows 7.

On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 1:43 PM, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:

> Yeah, I'm used to just running ssh.  I'll have to get the key files over
> using ftp or dropbox.
>
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 12:45 PM, bsquared <bwcode4u@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 10/23/2012 11:15 AM, Mark Hahn wrote:
>> >> I could not find a ppa for a current couchdb, but I did find several
>> > sources with directions.
>> >
>> > thanks.
>> >
>> > My biggest problem now is just trying to get ubuntu running headless in
>> > virtualbox.
>> >
>> > On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 11:09 AM, bsquared <bwcode4u@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> On 10/22/2012 12:08 PM, JC de Villa wrote:
>> >>> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 2:53 AM, Mark Hahn <mark@hahnca.com> wrote:
>> >>>
>> >>>> I have a number of servers on AWS for my day job.  For my weekend
>> >> projects
>> >>>> I need a free dev environment.  My wife doesn't like spending money.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> I'm sure I can find a solution.  I'm working with webfaction now
to
>> see
>> >> if
>> >>>> they can donate the hosting.
>> >>>>
>> >>>> I spent a half-day trying to set up my dev environment in virtualbox
>> on
>> >> my
>> >>>> local PC.  But all I could find were ubuntu desktops and I just
want
>> a
>> >>>> headless server with SSH.  That is all I'm familiar with.  I tried
to
>> >> set
>> >>>> one up myself but it was a disaster.
>> >>>
>> >>>
>> >>>  Here's the page for the server download:
>> >>>
>> >>> http://www.ubuntu.com/download/server
>> >>>
>> >>> Although I'd suggest compiling your own couchdb, since the only one
>> >>> available from the repo is version 1.0.1. I'm sure there's a ppa
>> >> somewhere
>> >>> for a more up-to-date version, but compiling on ubuntu it is fairly
>> >> trivial.
>> >>>
>> >>
>> >> I could not find a ppa for a current couchdb, but I did find several
>> >> sources with directions.  I made a quick reference here:
>> >>   gist.github.com/3940371
>> >>
>> >> --
>> >> Regards,
>> >> Brian
>> >>
>> >>
>> >
>> By headless I assume that you mean you don't wish to run X. Just have a
>> server for telnet / ssh.
>>
>> You are not limited to Ubuntu by the way.  You may want to look at
>> Arch-Linux, or RedHat.  Anyway ...
>>
>> I found this:
>> http://askubuntu.com/questions/16371/how-to-disable-x-at-boot-time.
>>
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Brian
>>
>>
>

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