The 'Koumbit Platforms (kplatforms)' project allows you to create ready-made platforms for the Aegir hosting system. You don't need to edit any files; just download the relevant package and run a single shell command.
The packages contain:
These are used in the command line interface (shell) to create your platforms for the Drupal distribution of your choice. The scripts call drush and drush make for you.
Kreate platforms! Run kplatforms.sh!
Used by the scripts, these hold all the information needed to construct a Drupal installation. They contain more than 300 selected modules, themes, libraries, profiles, features, cores and distributions. They are a spaghetti of information used to...
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Even if you only have a few sites, and would like to be able to spend less time on the tedious manual tasks associated with running a Drupal site over it's entire lifetime, you will still find something of use in this presentation.
If you've looked at Aegir in the past, and would like to get a sense of the progress made by the project (two major releases since Drupalcon DC), this presentation is a good way to get a grasp on where we are heading.
Open source is an outsider, not part of the establishment. One price it pays for this is not being privy to all the decisions that are made in the field of governmental policy. Too often, established players are involved without any counterbalancing input from the free software side. Generally, we don't see all the machinations and deals that go on here behind closed doors. But thanks to the increasingly-indispensable Wikileaks, we have the opportunity to observe how an organisation close to Microsoft is attempting to re-write %u2013 and hijack %u2013 an important European Union open source strategy paper.
It has been leaked as it is important to have the public know how actual policy making is being influenced by lobbies that are precisely under the legal scrutiny of the European Commission. The urgency of the publication of this document is real in the sense that outside pressure would foce the Commission to "clean the committees" or at least give a lesser credit to the work of this workgroup.