Self-hosted FOSS cloud step 1.2: Server post-install

This is the step 1.2 of: http://julien.coubronne.net/a-self-hosted-free-opensource-cloud

Inspired by My First 10 Minutes On a Server, I decided to do the following steps:

  • SSH auth by key only
  • Add user to sudo group
  • Install Fail2ban

The steps I’m thinking to do but not quite sure:

  • Firewall? (not sure yet)
  • Logwatch

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Self-hosted FOSS cloud step 1.1: A (NAS) server with Debian (and full disk encryption)

This is the step 01 of this article: http://julien.coubronne.net/a-self-hosted-free-opensource-cloud.

In this article, we will install Debian with a full disk encryption.

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Installing Keepass2, keefox, keecloud on (K)Ubuntu 16.04

The objective of this post is to install keepass2, keefox, keecloud on Kubuntu 16.04.

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Self-hosted FOSS cloud step 5.1: Transmission bittorrent client (headless mode) and its web GUI on Debian

A short memo on how to install the Transmission bittorent client and control it from a web GUI, both of them running on a headless server. The aim is to replace the « download station » bundled in the Synology NAS software (DSM), see http://julien.coubronne.net/2017/01/08/a-self-hosted-free-opensource-cloud/

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Backing up data from an LVM partition

If you need to access some files on a partition that was formatted with LVM, you can follow this procedure: Continue reading

Debian: find the fastest mirror

Just a quick self-note on how to find the fastest server for Debian. Ok, so most of the information here comes from this useful post. Continue reading

Password management… cross platform and in the cloud

The objective of this post is the following: set a system to ensure strong passwords, which is robust and easy to use.

This solution uses the following:

  • Keepass, a password manager
  • A cloud space, in this case Dropbox
  • Keecloud, the Keepass2 plugin that will link the two above
  • Keefox, a firefox plugin for the ease of use

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Gestion des mots de passe… multi plate-forme et dans le cloud ?


L’objectif décrit dans cet article est le suivant: mettre en place un système de gestion de mot de passe sûr, robuste, multiplate-forme, et facile à utiliser au quotidien.

Cette solution repose sur:

  • Un gestionnaire de mot de passe, keepass
  • Un hébergement dans le « cloud », dropbox
  • Un plugin pour lier les deux, keecloud
  • Un addon pour rendre lier keepass avec Firefox, keefox

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Sélectionner le mirroir le plus rapide pour Debian

Une petite note personnelle pour documenter l’installation de netselect-ap en vue de trouver le mirroir le plus rapide pour Debian. Continue reading

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