[Setup] Re: plone & zope on ubuntu

Dale DeWitt dewittdale at gmail.com
Fri Oct 3 08:57:32 UTC 2008

Why not make a dynamic virtualbox and avoid the closed nature to
appliances from a proprietary business model.

On Sep 30, 9:55 am, Chris Barnes <ch... at txbarnes.com> wrote:
> pozitronios wrote:
> > Uninstalled it and tried a fresh install using the unified installer. (ref:
> >http://plone.org/documentation/tutorial/installing-plone-3-with-the-u...)
> > But still cannot load localhost on my browser
> Actually, I had a GREAT thought this morning (note: I am NOT the one to
> do this, as I don't have the expertise)
> I use VMWare (alot).  On VMWare's website there are hundreds of
> "appliances" - basically a down-loadable (free) image of an OS
> preconfigured for some particular purpose.   Eg: an Ubuntu server w/
> apache & postfix already installed and configured (configured as much as
> it can be, w/o site specific info).
> Thus my idea:
> It would be *really nice* to have a VMWare appliance with Ubuntu (or
> Fedora or both) with apache, postfix, and PLONE  (with apache already
> configured to use PLONE).
> Question: how hard would this be?  Ie. is there so much configuration
> that it would be prohibitively difficult to create such an appliance?
> PS: having it setup to use https would be REALLY nice, but getting
> certificate information might be too much ask in a generic install.
> Just thinking outside of the box...
> --
> Chris
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