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Hi,

It turns out that by some freak act of nature, I was appointed to my school's grad committee. Part of this involves making a video that has over 800 photos. The problem is, because I can't go through 7000+ photos and pick the good ones, some people have been drafted to select a bunch of photos. These people, to say the least, are not very tech savvy. I need a way for them to upload all the pictures that they have chosen directly into my home server running Fedora 14.

What software can I use that is user friendly on the backend, that will allow anyone (with a password) to upload multiple files to my computer?
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Best bet would be a webserver with a PHP image uploader, as that's fairly reminiscent of the "facebook uploader", which is something they might know. Don't bother with FTP.
    
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give them your email address?

or, setup a cfis share, make a temporary guest acct with rw permissions, open port 445 on your routers firewall temporarily

start > run \\\\<your.wan.ip.address>\\<share name>\\

use guest credentials
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Best bet would be a webserver with a PHP image uploader, as that's fairly reminiscent of the "facebook uploader", which is something they might know. Don't bother with FTP.
I like the sound of the PHP image uploader. Is there a guide on how to set it up? Sorry, I'm still pretty new to linux, but I do know my way around.
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give them your email address?

or, setup a cfis share, make a temporary guest acct with rw permissions, open port 445 on your routers firewall temporarily

start > run \\\\<your.wan.ip.address>\\<share name>\\

use guest credentials
paste away
That would be good, except that I seriously doubt that they even have the capability to do that. Also I require something that I can use for personal purposes later on - something like a web server for my family abroad.
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