Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of services


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Jun 6, 2015, 12:30:32 PM (5 years ago)
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    4 == Common Services ==
     4== Common Hosting Services ==
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    66This space outlines the services MF/PL members can access. The most common services members use on the MF/PL server infratstructure include:
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    8 * Websites. May First/People Link members can create any kind of web site they want, using [wiki:sftp SecureFTP] to copy files over, or using our [https://members.mayfirst.org/cp members control panel] to instal a [wiki:faq/drupal/install drupal] or [wiki:faq/get-dedicated-wiki Mediawiki]. You can also install by hand most other major web applications, like [wiki:faq/wordpress/WordPressInstall WordPress].
    9 * Email. Despite claims that email is dead, our members use it and use it massively. You can [wiki:faq/email/add-email-address add as many email accounts], and then check your email [wiki:faq/email/configure-email using your own email client] on your phone or desktop computer, or you can use our [https://members.mayfirst.org/ webmail system].
    10 * Email lists. Email lists are one of the most frequently requested services. You can [wiki:mailman_create create as many email lists] as you want and make them [wiki:mailman_private_public public or private].
     8 * Websites. May First/People Link members can create any kind of web site they want, using [wiki:sftp SecureFTP] to copy files over, or using our [https://members.mayfirst.org/cp members control panel] to instal a [wiki:faq/drupal/install drupal] or [wiki:faq/get-dedicated-wiki Mediawiki]. You can also install by hand most other major web applications, like [wiki:faq/wordpress/WordPressInstall WordPress].
     9 * Email. Despite claims that email is dead, our members use it and use it massively. You can [wiki:faq/email/add-email-address add as many email accounts], and then check your email [wiki:faq/email/configure-email using your own email client] on your phone or desktop computer, or you can use our [https://members.mayfirst.org/ webmail system].
     10 * Email lists. Email lists are one of the most frequently requested services. You can [wiki:mailman_create create as many email lists] as you want and make them [wiki:mailman_private_public public or private].
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    1212In addition to these common tools, we have many other services available to the public and to our members.
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    14 ==== Special Services ====
     14==== Extra Services ====
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    16 Share resources and knowledge about software that can be installed on MFPL servers for your website, organization communication, archiving and sharing documents and more.
    17  * Instant Messaging (xmpp). We run our own Instant Messaging and voice service. Any member with a valid May First/People Link user account can [wiki:how-to/jabber start using it immediately]. By using an open protocol, May First/People Link users can communicate with other services that also use the XMPP protocol. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/ross
     16The following services are all available now to all members (and some are open to the general public).
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    19  * Share documents. May First/People Link members can [wiki:owncloud share and synchronize documents] with other users through our owncloud service. In addition to sharing with your friends, you can synchronize the documents to your own computer or your phone. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie
     18 * Instant Messaging/Chat (xmpp). We run our own federated chat service. Any member with a valid May First/People Link user account can [wiki:how-to/jabber start using it immediately]. Your handle is your username followed by @im.mayfirst.org. By using an open protocol, May First/People Link users can communicate with other services that also use the XMPP protocol. Our server supports text, video and audio! Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/ross
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     20 * Share documents. May First/People Link members can [wiki:owncloud share and synchronize documents] with other users through our owncloud service. In addition to sharing with your friends, you can synchronize the documents to your own computer or your phone and you can even synchronize your contacts and calendar. No need to synchronize your data to Google or Dropbox! Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie
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    2122 * Share spreadsheets. We also have a combination wiki + spreadsheet accessible via https://calc.mayfirst.org/. Anyone can use it to collaboratively and simultaneously work on spreadsheet documents. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie
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    23  * Social Networking. You won't find us on Facebook, but you will find us on https://social.mayfirst.org/, May First/People Link's social networking site. Unlike similar corporate services, social.mayfirst.org is federated - meaning you can be friends with people who are on other servers. There are hundreds of other sites running the samesoftware. Maintainer: ?
     24 * Social Networking. You won't find us on Facebook, but you will find us on https://social.mayfirst.org/, May First/People Link's social networking site. Unlike similar corporate services, social.mayfirst.org is federated - meaning you can be friends with people who are on other servers. There are hundreds of other sites running the samesoftware. Additionally, if you have a twitter account, you can configure your https://social.mayfirst.org/ account to resend all messages to your twitter account. Maintainer: ?
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    25  * Jitsi Meet. We have our own web-based video conference. You need a recent version of Firefox or Chrome or Chromium and then simply go to: [https://meet.mayfirst.org/ meet.mayfirst.org]. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie
     26 * Jitsi Meet. Do you want to have a video conference call? No need to install special software or pay for a skype account. You can do it with free software and just a web browser. All participants need a recent version of Firefox or Chrome or Chromium and then simply go to: [https://meet.mayfirst.org/ https://meet.mayfirst.org/]. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie
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    27  * Mumble. Need a simple, audio-only conference system that runs over the Internet on Windows, Linux, Mac and even your android phone? Our [wiki:mumble mumble server] is the way to go. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jaimev (see #10641)
     28 * Mumble. Need a simple, audio-only conference system that runs over low-bandwidth connection on Windows, Linux, Mac and even your android phone? Our [wiki:mumble mumble server] is the way to go. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jaimev (see #10641)
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     30 * Icecast. Our icecast servers allow users to [wiki:free-video-streaming-technology broadcast audio and video to a mass audience]. You can use either of our two servers (http://a.icecast.mayfirst.org/ or http://b.icecast.mayfirst.org/). Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/erq
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     32==== Behind the scenes ====
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     34The following services may not be immediately visible to most users are may be taken for granted, but they are nonetheless a critical part of our organization.
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    2936 * We offer two different webmail services, one is called [https://webmail.mayfirst.org/ Horde] (maintained by https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie) and the other is called [https://roundcube.mayfirst.org/ Roundcube] (maintained by https://id.mayfirst.org/srevilak).
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    31  * Icecast [http://a.stream.mayfirst.org:8000/ 1] and [http://b.stream.mayfirst.org:8000/ 2] allows users to [wiki:free-video-streaming-technology broadcast audio and video to a mass audience]. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/erq
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    3338 * Trac. That the site you are looking at. It's our internal support tracking system. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/dkg
     
    3540 * OpenPGP server. May First/People Link contributes to the global network of OpenPGP key servers with keys.mayfirst.org. This service isn't limited to just May First/People Link members, but is available to everyone on the Internet. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/dkg
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    37  * The [wiki:control-panel Members control panel] allows members to update their services. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie
     42 * The [wiki:control-panel Members control panel] allows members to update their hosting services. Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie
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    3944 * To enable members to login to various services with their existing username and password, we have a [wiki:login-service login service].
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    41 ==== Development Services and services on the chopping block ====
     46==== Experimental Services ====
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    43 These services are not recommended for general use because they are experimental or being considered for retirement:
     48These services are not recommended for general use because they are experimental:
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    4550 * Mexcla. May First/People Link believes in language justice - the ability for everyone to speak in their chosen langugae. Toward this goal, we have developed a conferencing system that allows for simultaneous interpretation. The software, known as mexcla, [wiki:freeswitch-mexcla can be accessed via the phone, voice over IP or via a web site].  Maintainer: https://id.mayfirst.org/jamie
     51 * Live provides video conferencing via the web: https://live.mayfirst.org/
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     53==== Chopping Block ====
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     55These services will be retired.
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    4657 * LimeSurvey provides the ability to survey a group of people via the web: http://survey.mayfirst.org. See #10638
    47  * Live provides video conferencing via the web: https://live.mayfirst.org/
    4858 * Big Blue Button is an online conference system: https://bbb.mayfirst.org/. See #10639.
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