Currently it's not a company. During the last 30 years sometimes it was - and perhaps this may happen again. Nowadays it's simply a domain, operated by two guys with strong IT interests, useful for sending and receiving mail, hosting the IT infrastructure and giving a common name for some public activities.
A place for experiments, a home in the vastness of the network and a place where you can find some published projects or some bits of knowledge worth of beeing published.
Curious about us?
Yet another Debian Rescue System?
Initially the trigger for this project was the simple fact, that there was no available fast and simple to deploy rescue system for my favourite operating system when I started to deploy my servers in the data center…
Something like the wonderful Gentoo boot disk of 2004 that simply boots into a full working OS, with all the tools you need to perpare a machine for installation, without asking too many stupid questions.
Something like that, but also something able to boot without having to configure and install to much infrastructure. Something consisting only in 2 files, able to boot only from TFTP…
A good start for your Alix Project
If you are planning to set up your own router or an appliance based on PC-Engines™ great Alix hardware, you should take in consideration using Debian or Ubuntu for that. But how could you start?
Give a try to alix-rescue, a simple to deploy family of rescue and preinstallation systems for Alix boards, available both as Debian and Ubuntu versions. In 5 minutes you get a ready to run CF-Card with a boot environment and a rescue system from which you can start the design of your appliance. You can use it both as rescue system or as preinstallation environment. Additionally you will find here in future some quick recipes and uic templates for installing powerful Alix systems.
Create your Installations!
Searching for a way to quickly create up to date installations or packaged setups of customized debian based linux boxes? Maybe UIC is the solution for you. Despite of the name, UIC is not only suitable for Ubuntu Linux, but enables you to create or deploy template based linux installations for immediate use or for distribution.