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Virgo Upstart config on Ubuntu 10.4

Posted in Linux Corner on January 23rd, 2012 by Friedrich Schäuffelhut – 1 Comment

Today I finally got sick of starting virgo on my Ubuntu 10.4 servers manually (using screen), being forced to check after each reboot for application servers waiting to be started. So I did my homework and wrote an upstart configuration. It turns out it isn’t that hard at all. … Continue Reading

Setting up a Mercurial Server using SSH

Posted in Linux Corner on March 18th, 2010 by Friedrich Schäuffelhut – Be the first to comment

Mercurial is a great version control system, go check it out if you haven’t so far. Besides the features of the version control system itself, there is one thing that is very important to me. Multiple developers must be able to access a single shared repository in a simple and secure way. I very much like to use SSH as the underlying protocol. But how do you really setup a mercurial repository shared via SSH?
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OpenSSH Public Key Authentication

Posted in Linux Corner on March 16th, 2010 by Friedrich Schäuffelhut – Be the first to comment

I use ssh since the mid 90ies when I first heard of it, dumping rsh and friends. Public key authentication feels natural to me and I use it on every machine I have access to. But I’m always amazed how many people do not know how to deal with ssh public key authentication. But hey it is simple, so don’t be scared!
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Forwarding a TCP Port using xinetd

Posted in Linux Corner on March 12th, 2010 by Friedrich Schäuffelhut – 2 Comments

Ever needed to forward a TCP port from one host to an other? Then xinetd is your friend!
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PPP over SSH

Posted in Linux Corner on March 12th, 2010 by Friedrich Schäuffelhut – Be the first to comment

Ever thought of tunneling PPP through SSH? It’s not that hard at all. I’ve been running it for years now.
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