From: Walter Mautner (nextnews.15.eatallspam_at_spamgourmet.com)
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2003 17:53:07 +0100
> Walter Mautner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>> For "filesharing across the i-net" there is nothing but ssl/sftp. You
>> will be able to access your box via putty from any windows pc as long as
>> it has a static ip or registers with dyndns, but take care of keyloggers
>> when you use a "untrusted" pc somewhere.
> That's all looking fairly straight forward so far, I think it might
> even be a job to do before the new year! "old" means an early pentium
> of some variety, i believe it to be P1 150 or thereabouts.
Oh no, take into concern you are a newbie and must therefore first learn
about the basics (networking, hardware, installing and maintaining a linux
distribution) just to be able to ask useful questions. Though most
distributions have a shiny/clicky interface nowadays, you will have to go
to the evil command console, learn about the unix editor vi(m) so you can
help yourself without a working GUI. With a box like you told, and probably
really low on memory, you won't be able to start that shiny GUI first time.
Consider a few weeks (if you can spend that time on vacation, otherwise
count months). Be happy :).
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