- 1 What is TuxFamily ?
- 2 What kind of services do you provide ?
- 3 What are hosted people and how may I become one of those lucky guys?
- 4 Is that it? Is it really free?
- 5 Huh? Where do you got all those nice servers and internet accesses if you are not asking for money?
- 6 Is TuxFamily reliable?
- 7 Does Tuxfamily offer any guarantees on the services they provide?
- 8 What kind of system and bandwidth do you have?
- 9 Who is behind TuxFamily?
- 10 What is the panel? Where does it come from?
What is TuxFamily ?
TuxFamily is a non-profit organization which provides free services for projects dealing with the free software philosophy (free as in free speech, not as in free beer). All projects licensed with any libre [License/En license] are accepted, for example GPL, BSD, CC-BY-SA, Art Libre, ... you can read a more detailed presentation
What kind of services do you provide ?
A lot ! you may find a list here
What are hosted people and how may I become one of those lucky guys?
Well, they are guys who have a Free software related project. We host a lot of Software but also some nice Creative commons creations. Please read this page and this one to ensure that your project may be hosted on TF, register on the panel and you are all set !
Is that it? Is it really free?
When you ask for a project, you have to fill a description to describe it and to give the licenses used. Your project have to be moderated by the crew before you can do anything on TF. Once your project is validated, you will never have to pay anything, so yes, it is really free! :)
Huh? Where do you got all those nice servers and internet accesses if you are not asking for money?
The servers and bandwidth come mainly from gifts to the association. We also have a paypal account so happy users may donate if they wish. The administrators also provide a lot of personal hardware and money to keep the servers up-to-date.
Is TuxFamily reliable?
It seems to be :) You may follow the issues and updates on the news website
Does Tuxfamily offer any guarantees on the services they provide?
No. As any ISP, we can't give any guarantees concerning dependability and speed.
Just know that we are doing our best ;)
What kind of system and bandwidth do you have?
We have 14 servers running under Debian, located in 4 different data centers. We have a gigabyte connection for the download repositories, 100Mb/sec for the web services and 100Mb/sec for the games.
Who is behind TuxFamily?
Six guys are working to keep TuxFamily up and running : 4 administrators and 2 Moderators You can see us here
What is the panel? Where does it come from?
The VHFFS panel is mainly developed by the TuxFamily crew. More details on the official website