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From bsquared <bwcod...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: kanso hosting?
Date Tue, 23 Oct 2012 19:45:06 GMT
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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