[occupyaustin-it] Speaking of cPanel...
boydcarter at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 16:11:33 CST 2011
I'm a virtualmin user/fan :)
On Nov 18, 2011 4:08 PM, "Joe Cooper" <swelljoe at gmail.com> wrote:
> The thread that shall not be named reminded me that cPanel is currently in
> the web workflow.
> I'm one of the developers of an Open Source (GPL) alternative to cPanel
> called Virtualmin (there's also a commercial version) that's been around
> for about eight years now, and has more than feature parity with cPanel and
> Plesk and a very active community of several tens of thousands of users. As
> an Open Source software fanboy of many years, I'd rather we were running on
> wholly open infrastructure. If anyone is building web servers for anything
> Occupy-related, and you need a control panel for it, I'll be happy to
> assist in getting Virtualmin up and running. If the commercial version
> happens to have any features that would be useful (most of the commercial
> features are targeted to hosting providers that make money with
> Virtualmin), I can also issue free licenses of Virtualmin Professional for
> any Occupation projects.
> I'm not going to talk about our current web situation or suggest moving to
> an Open Source based deployment, as I don't have enough information about
> that situation and that discussion has been wisely tabled by Greg, but I
> know several folks are building out new websites for other things related
> to the occupation, and if you're currently spending or planning to spend
> money on cPanel or Plesk, I'd like to eliminate that expense and also
> encourage the use of Open Source software wherever possible.
> You can find Virtualmin here: http://www.virtualmin.com/download
> And, for those who love cPanel and will not be swayed by Openness or
> software freedom, I'll mention that one of the IT/web guys at Occupy
> Houston, Kevin, is a cPanel employee. So, they're indirectly representin'
> at the occupation, as well, and he may be useful if you have cPanel
> questions or problems.
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