which operating system and software required for start web hosting?

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  1. malikmumtaz

    malikmumtaz New Member

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    Hi all,
    which operating system and software required for start web hosting?
    (1) Linux centos operating system.
    (2) C panel & WHM.
    and what else ?

    and what is server requirement specification minimums for start.


    thanks.
  2. forestplay

    forestplay New Member

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    If you're a new person, you may want to start with a preconfigured server. If you're learning, then your server will most certainly have very small requirements.

    I have a Turnkey virtual appliance setup to run a web server, including Ubuntu, MySQL, Apache, etc. Run it under VirtualBox and learn what all the components do before trying to create your own.

    -Bob
  3. diegosuse

    diegosuse New Member

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    better option

    Do it with opensuse and ispconfig. Easy to install and manage. But most important, you will find tons of support and related info. Hope helps
  4. Victor Leigh

    Victor Leigh Member

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    Alternatively, you can use Debian and Webmin. Anything that can run Windows can run Debian and Webmin.
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    centos_fan New Member

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    Agree with forestplay, if you are a newbie to linux, and you want to run a small business. Cpanel would be you best choice. Many host company such as bluehost supply 'One Click' service for starting a website.
    But if you want to start from the begining and you want to run a big and continue business, CentOs is the right operating system that you want, no UBUNTU or Debian and this is why:http://www.reddit.com/r/linux/comments/1ws7xy/debian_vs_centos_on_servers/

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