I am wondering if this is even possible.

Intel / Opteron 2356/4gb
May 3, 2009 at 18:38:29
Specs: Window XP Home, ??/256
Ok, I am thinking about trying my hand at building a basic . How ever my readings have brought more questions than answers. Here is what I want to do:
1) create a server that is accessable with (possibly) all the computers in my house
2) Primarily for File Storage and backup
3) I would love to have it Dual Boot (Ubuntu 64bit and XP pro x64)
4) Here is what is on the computers I am trying to network together:
Mine: XP pro x64/Ubuntu x64
Laptop: XP home/Ubuntu
Dad: Xp Home
Spare: Free BSD or Open BSD ( not finished)

So the ultimate question is what do I need to do in order to possibly Run all these off of said server


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#1
May 3, 2009 at 19:23:28
You can create a peer to peer network with those machines. You can use one of the Ubuntu or BSD machines as an FTP & SSH server, which is what I do.

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#2
May 3, 2009 at 19:30:30
That may be what I end up doing. Since I use SFTP and SSH a lot I will probably just have the BSD box be the server and that way when I need something from who knows where ...just ssh into it and viola. lol

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#3
May 3, 2009 at 19:41:51
Go for it.

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#4
May 3, 2009 at 19:46:59
But would I be able to view files on my other boxes ( mainly my big one and Laptop) if I used SSH to get into said BSD box?

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#5
May 4, 2009 at 05:43:09
You may be able to do that if you install SAMBA on the BSD box & mount the shares. Now that you mentioned it, I might try it myself.

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