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I'm looking for a Personal web server to host very light traffic meant for home use only.

What is your take on personal web servers that meet some or most of the criteria below?

  • Free/Open source
  • Runs on Windows and possibly Linux (Ubuntu)
  • Very light on resources
  • No installation required or standalone file
  • Admin console - GUI or Web based
  • Supports multiple hosts/port mappings

I have tried Abyss who's standard edition is free but limited to one host only. I've seen lite speed, haven't tried though XAAMP is another one I'm considering...

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You can also look at MicroApache. Very small, free and open source, no install required.

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Have you tried Amahi Home Server? It runs off of Fedora 12, but a Ubuntu version is coming pretty soon.

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thx, but it doesn't run on windows and ubuntu is also coming soon... – Mrchief Mar 1 '10 at 17:40
I said that it a Ubuntu version was coming soon. But you're asking for it to run on Windows, so ya, ok. gotcha. – studiohack Mar 2 '10 at 5:45

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