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Since you are a happy TuxFamily user, you have been granted an access to our forum : forum.tuxfamily.org it is all your's ! enjoy ;)  
 
Since you are a happy TuxFamily user, you have been granted an access to our forum : forum.tuxfamily.org it is all your's ! enjoy ;)  
  
What the hell is Tuxfamily.org ?? Well, we are not really sure but we are working on it. :P You may find a nice presentation [[Presentation/Fr|here]]
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What the hell is Tuxfamily.org ?? Well, we are not really sure but we are working on it. :P You may find a nice presentation [[Presentation/En|here]]
  
= You are a brand new TuxFamily member, you have just received your password by email but you don't know what to do with it and want some help=
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=New TuxFamily members=
  
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You are a brand new TuxFamily member, you have just received your password by email but you don't know what to do with it and want some help?
 
First, we hope that you understood our [[http://tuxfamily.org/en/subscribe policy]] before subscribing
 
First, we hope that you understood our [[http://tuxfamily.org/en/subscribe policy]] before subscribing
 
Everything is okay? Your projects fits the requirements? You still want to trust our silly team for hosting your project ?
 
Everything is okay? Your projects fits the requirements? You still want to trust our silly team for hosting your project ?
 
well... why not... let's get started ;)
 
well... why not... let's get started ;)
  
Anyway, you are now presented with a difficult choice. You have two options :
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To host your project in our nice family, you will have to learn how to deal with [https://panel.tuxfamily.org the panel].
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It is a nice web interface mainly designed by TuxFamily's admins which allows you to manage all your hosting services.
  
*You have your own domain or planning to by one
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Each hosting service is seen on the panel as an object parented to a project (group).
your url will be '''myproject.mydomaine.tld''' see EnhHostWithDomain
 
  
*You don't have a domain for your project but still want to host it on TuxFamily.
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Basically, you first need to create an [[User/En|user account]], than ask for a [[Group/En|Project(group)]]
your url will be '''myproject.tuxfamily.org''' see EnHowToHostInTF
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and finally ask for services.
  
Now, here are some other stuff you may want to read :
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Here are the objects/services you can ask for :
  
*[[User/En|How to manage mails @tuxfamily.org]]
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*[[User/En|Users]]
*[[WebAera/En|How to manage your web aera]]
 
*[[CVS/En|How to use the CVS service]]
 
*[[SVN/En|How to use the SVN service]]
 
*[[Moderation/En|Some explanations on the moderation system and the moderating crew ]] (Your hosting request have been rejected, there is a reason)
 
*[[Licence/En|The licenses you should use ]]  
 
  
=You have been hosted by TuxFamily for ages but you still have a question =
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*[[Group/En|Groups]]
Here is some reading to keep you warm during the long winter nights
 
  
*[[Welcome/En|The FAQ index]]
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*[[WebArea/En|Web Areas]]
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*[[DbMySQL/En|MySQL databases]]
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*[[DbPgSQL/En|PostgreSQL databases]]
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*[[CVS/En|CVS repositories]]
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*[[SVN/En|Subversion repositories]]
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*[[DNS/En|DNS]]
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*[[Mail/En|Mail domains]]
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*[[MailingLists/En|Mailing lists]]
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*[[Downloads/En|Download repositories]]
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You can also read the following sections :
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*All you always wanted to know about [[Moderation/En|moderation]] (your project have been refused, there is a reason...)
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*Tell the world how much you enjoy being hosted by Tuxfamily (and how handsome the admins are): [[PubTuxfamily/En|How to promote TuxFamily]]
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*Read about the [[Licence/En|licenses]] you should use for your projects
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In any case, feel free to join our irc channel (#tuxfamily @ irc.tuxfamily.org) or to leave a message on our [http://forum.tuxfamily.org forum].
  
When you are warm enough (adding some beers may help) you can :
 
  
*Tell the world how much you enjoy being hosted by Tuxfamily (and how handsome the admins are) by sticking some [[http://logo.tuxfamily.org/ logos]] on your website, car, dishwasher, whatever
 
 
*Give us some [[HardwareNeeds/En|hardware stuff]] for our servers
 
*Give us some [[HardwareNeeds/En|hardware stuff]] for our servers
 
*[http://www.tuxfamily.org/en/support Donate to Tuxfamily]
 
*[http://www.tuxfamily.org/en/support Donate to Tuxfamily]

Revision as of 19:18, 13 February 2007


Welcome ;-)

Welcome to TuxFamily's English FAQ. Please sit, have a drink and take a look at the main sections. This FAQ is a wiki : please feel free to contribute by adding new stuff or translating from the French FAQ (you need to register on the wiki).


The English FAQ is still not as complete as the French one. Sometimes you may land on a French web page. Please use Google translations ;) BTW we are looking for contributors that would translate the FAQ to English (or Spanish or ... you name it)

The Reception

So, if you are here because a guy that knows your brother who has a friend who knows someone hosted on TuxFamily, you are at the right place :)

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 licenced with any libre licence are accepted, for example GPL, BSD, CC-BY-SA, Art Libre, ... Right now, about 4000 users and 800 projects are using TuxFamily.org free hosting services. So don't wait, subscribe to Tuxfamily !

You may find the 10 Frequently Asked Questions here : 10Questions/En

The Users' Room

You may find the latest news about Tuxfamily here : http://www.tuxfamily.info and if you need more information, have a look to our wonderful website : http://www.tuxfamily.org.

Since you are a happy TuxFamily user, you have been granted an access to our forum : forum.tuxfamily.org it is all your's ! enjoy ;)

What the hell is Tuxfamily.org ?? Well, we are not really sure but we are working on it. :P You may find a nice presentation here

New TuxFamily members

You are a brand new TuxFamily member, you have just received your password by email but you don't know what to do with it and want some help? First, we hope that you understood our [policy] before subscribing Everything is okay? Your projects fits the requirements? You still want to trust our silly team for hosting your project ? well... why not... let's get started ;)

To host your project in our nice family, you will have to learn how to deal with the panel. It is a nice web interface mainly designed by TuxFamily's admins which allows you to manage all your hosting services.

Each hosting service is seen on the panel as an object parented to a project (group).

Basically, you first need to create an user account, than ask for a Project(group) and finally ask for services.

Here are the objects/services you can ask for :

You can also read the following sections :

  • All you always wanted to know about moderation (your project have been refused, there is a reason...)
  • Tell the world how much you enjoy being hosted by Tuxfamily (and how handsome the admins are): How to promote TuxFamily
  • Read about the licenses you should use for your projects

In any case, feel free to join our irc channel (#tuxfamily @ irc.tuxfamily.org) or to leave a message on our forum.


Dating the administrator crew

  • Learn everything about the admin's personal life (RTA) and try to understand our interventions
  • Add some stuff on the [todo list] (isn't it great? filling up someone's todo list with hard work mouahahahah)
  • Read TF's future (will require some more alcohol and an empty fish tank)


The TuxFamily Community