"I run a small but fairly active Web site from a home server, as
was commonly done back in the early days of the World Wide Web.
What started as a learning project soon grew to be my primary
hobby. It takes a bit of knowledge of Linux systems, various open
sourced applications, and how the Internet works to start a Web
site from scratch. Here are some of the applications and tools that
help me stay on top of things.
"A stable and reliable operating system is the foundation of any
server. I used Gentoo Linux at first, but soon learned that a
source-based distribution wasn't the best choice for a Web server
with my system's limited resources..."