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 SSH …

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

The objective of this post is to install keepass2, keefox, keecloud on Kubuntu 16.04. Install keepass2 sudo aptitude install keepass2 Install keefox Just after the installation, keefox will provide a link to a local file (KeePassRPC.plgx) that needs to be copied into the “plugins” directory of the keepass2 installation. Furthermore, …

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/a-self-hosted-fr…opensource-cloud/ Install Transmission sudo aptitude install transmission transmission-deamon …

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: 1. Get a live CD and boot from it. Here I’m using a Kubuntu live CD, which means all my commands will be done with sudo. Otherwise run from root. …

Debian: find the fastest mirror

Ok, so most of the information here comes from this useful post. Install netselect-apt sudo apt-get install netselect-ap And run it. sudo netselect-apt Note that the fastest mirror may not be the one providing the best bandwith. You can have the same approach but for your DNS with namebench.  

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 …

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

Objectif 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 …

Sélectionner le mirroir le plus rapide pour Debian

Pour trouver le dépôt Debian le plus rapide, installez “netselect-apt” $ aptitude install netselect-apt $ netselect-apt Un “sources.list” est créé dans votre dossier de travail (que l’on peut afficher avec la commande “pwd”). Libre à vous de vous en inspirer, ou carrément de l’utiliser pour remplacer votre ancien fichier “sources.list”. …