Updated Checklist to set up a new server

As you'll see below, I set up some very limited access user accounts and there are a few extra steps because of this.

Checklist for Moving to A New Webserver

Does anyone have a checklist of the things they do when moving client websites to a new server? This is a quick list I threw together from memory. The next time I do this, I will keep exact notes and update this post. This info applies to a dedicated server or a virtual private server (VPS) hosting account running Windows 2003.

If you have a similar checklist, please leave me a link.

As you'll see below, I set up some very limited access user accounts and there are a few extra steps because of this.

Ubuntu Linux Vs Windows Vista--The Battle For Your Desktop

Is Linux finally ready to take on Windows as a desktop OS? We tried out both Vista and Ubuntu on individual PCs to see which works better. Here's who won.

By Serdar Yegulalp,  InformationWeek
April 27, 2007
URL: http://www.informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=199201179

The prevailing wisdom about Linux on the desktop runs something like this: "I'll believe Linux is ready for the desktop as soon as you can give me a Linux distribution that even my grandmother can run."

A search engine optimization (SEO) rule all bloggers should know

Check out this article for a search engine optimization (SEO) rule all bloggers should know. The post suggests a simple habit we bloggers can change that will reduce the noise in search engine results, help drive quality traffic to the blogs we read, and improve the value of the content we provide to our readers.

Ultimate List of RPC Ping Services For Your Blog

Matt Ridings has a nice list of blog ping services he calls, "Ultimate List of RPC Ping Services For Your Blog". Use this list to get the word out that you have posted something new on your blog.

Here is the list. All credit goes to Matt, and I'm sure he would appreciate a comment on his blog if you find this list useful. I'm simply passing along his good work.

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