Good free server recommendations?

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Jun 1, 2008
  1. TrolleyDave
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    Former Staff TrolleyDave Philosolosophising

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    I'm looking for a decent free server. I've tried a few but they only allow a really limited amount of file types not including EXEs. I'm looking for a place to host all my utils and the R4 Commander boxarts, packs etc. Anyone got any good suggestions?
     
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    Member Dylaan GBAtemp Fan

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    Not quite sure if this would be enough disk space, but check out 000webhost! It does say in the ToS:
    "9. Account cannot be used only to store files."
    But just throw a nice splash page on there and they should be happy! [​IMG]
     
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    Member chuckstudios Putting the pro in procrastination

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    I use freehostia. I don't know about file types, but they've always reliably hosted PHP scripts and the like for me, and I believe they give you 250MB of space.
     
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    Member fischju Rehabilitated Jaywalker

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    Well his stuff was on my server, before you ran it into the ground, so it is fitting that you tell him where to get new space [​IMG]
     
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    Member chuckstudios Putting the pro in procrastination

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    Because you definitely had the money at the time.
     
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    Member myuusmeow GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    I use them for my websites. 000webhost FTW! I can think of only 1 bad thing, is an account is either domain only or subdomain only, and cannot be changed. I don't know if they've fixed this, but they let you create more accounts anyway.
     
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    I've got one that allows files only and stores up to 1gig but it doesn't allow rar or exe files or the file type I use for my utils. Would you mind testing to see if it will store rar and exe files?
     
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    000webhost only allows up to 250MB as well.
     
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    I like www.snakehost.com

    but www.halowebz.com

    has waayyy more features, I'd go with halowebz if I were you -- the only thing is, you have to have so many visitors a month to keep your acct. up.
     
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    really? I'm actually one of the guys who runs it, I don't remember that rule.

    edit: its 5 visitors... and its not mandatory, our system sends you a link to reactivate your account
     
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    Store the pictures on a photo hosting site?
     
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    Member gizmo_gal QWEEN of the RadioActive Force!!!

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    Really? I just signed up with that site this evening. So I guess that I know that it will be good, or else I know who to contact [​IMG]

    I always hate not knowing who to blame or congratulate when something upsets or pleases me [​IMG]
     
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    Actually that reminded me, there's this really crazy way of storing .zip and .rar archives in images. It's called FUSION and it's great for hiding things too! [​IMG]
    (It's probably old, but I thought it was pretty darn cool)
     
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    Just a warning, halowebz was not my most successful project so I can't gurantee satisfaction.
     

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