Linux.com: Create Your Own Planet
Sep 15, 2006, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)
Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers
"Major open source projects like GNOME, KDE, Ubuntu, Fedora,
Debian, and Apache all have something in common--they all have
Planet feed reader sites set up to aggregate developer blog feeds.
The Planet software was developed to power Planet GNOME and Planet
Debian, but now it's being used by dozens of open source projects.
With just a few simple steps, you can set up a Planet aggregator to
watch your favorite blogs or to help publicize your favorite
"The software, which is under the same license as Python, is
available on the Planet home page. We'll set up the 2.0 release
here, but you can also download a nightly snapshot if you prefer to
live on the edge. Planet requires Python 2.2 or later, and the
python-bdb package. Obviously, you'll also need Apache or another
Web server as well to serve up your Planet pages..."