[TriLUG] Project Space for Linux Distro

Justis Peters justis.peters at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 12:19:24 EST 2011

P.S. This is a good starting place with ibiblio: 

On 12/01/2011 12:15 PM, Justis Peters wrote:
> Very similar to github, there's gitorious:
> http://gitorious.org/
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gitorious
> There's a lot of useful comparison info between the two here:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/78991/why-is-github-more-popular-than-gitorious
> I use github, mostly because the other projects I already use are on 
> it. Not the best reason, but it wo. I also use them for client 
> projects and I'm very happy with the support and reliability.
> You may also want to visit this page:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_open_source_software_hosting_facilities
> That said, most of these seem focused on more traditionally sized 
> projects. Hosting a distro is huge in comparison and could take lots 
> of bandwidth. Of the items listed above, gitorious would probably be 
> the easiest to repurpose. If nothing else, you can set it up elsewhere 
> on your own domain.
> You might consider approaching ibiblio. They're local and they already 
> host many distros:
> http://www.ibiblio.org/software/distributions/
> http://distro.ibiblio.org/
> Kind regards,
> Justis
> On 12/01/2011 12:07 PM, Keith Woodie wrote:
>> Take a look at github.....it's the going popular choice these days.
>> On Thu, Dec 1, 2011 at 11:54 AM, Roy Vestal<rvestal at trilug.org>  wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>   Does anyone have a recommendation for project space for a linux distro or
>>> a repository? I've already looked at sourceforge and google. Just looking
>>> at what's out there before going forward.
>>> And no, I do not want to house this at home.

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