May 09, 2010, 08:03 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Gene Liverman)
"Ever wanted to instantly have Drupal, Moodle, OTRS, MySQL,
WordPress, Zimbra, Bugzilla, phpBB or a slew of other open source
software packages up an running in a hassle-free manner to try out
or available for rapid deployment? TurnKey Linux gives you just
"They provide live CDs that can be installed to disk along with
virtual appliances for a wide array of needs. The appliances run in
Amazon's cloud or on VMware, VirtualBox, Parallels, and Xen. They
describe themselves as:
"Turnkey Linux is an open source project developing a free
virtual appliance library that features the very best
server-oriented open source software. Each virtual appliance is
optimized for ease of use and can be deployed in just a few minutes
on bare metal, a virtual machine and in the cloud.
"Why? Because everything that can be easy, should be easy."