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hpr2411 :: Information Underground: Co-op Paradise

Deepgeek, Klaatu, and Lostnbronx discuss their long-running server co-operative.

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Hosted by lostnbronx on 2017-10-30 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
Tags: web server,email server,server,co-op,co-operative,gopher,privacy,information underground.
Listen in ogg, spx, or mp3 format. | Comments (5)

Part of the series: Information Underground

Deepgeek, Klaatu, and Lostnbronx discuss things.

Deepgeek, Klaatu, and Lostnbronx discuss their long-running server co-operative, including the triumphs and challenges over the years, personal benefits, and why listeners might want to create such a thing themselves.


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Comment #1 posted on 2017-11-04T05:39:18Z by Windigo


This is the first time I've ever heard of the concept of a server cooperative. What a superb idea! A very pragmatic compromise between self-hosting and going with a corporate service.

I would listen to an entire week of shows discussing different aspects of this arrangement. Well done!

Comment #2 posted on 2017-11-04T20:35:27Z by Shane Shennan

Well done!

This was a fun episode because of the enthusiasm of the presenters. Some intriguing ideas.

Comment #3 posted on 2017-11-07T14:04:38Z by bjb

indie hosting

Would you be willing to provide dns secondary or backup email services? I run my own dns server and email server, but it is a challenge to find the secondaries to make my services a bit more robust. I don't really want close friends to do this, I'd like it to be cast a little wider. It is even hard to convince the isps to do it, sadly. But it is hard to find like-minded people ... you guys sound about right : -) And if you like, I can secondary for you as well.

Comment #4 posted on 2017-11-07T16:24:01Z by Ken Fallon

Tell me how

Do a show on how to set it up on something like a raspberry pi and I'm happy to join a pool.

Comment #5 posted on 2017-11-27T00:27:53Z by silver

Alternate web server.

Nginx is a great alternative to apache web server.

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