Self-hosted FOSS cloud step 1.3: File sharing with Samba

This is the step 1.3 of this article: http://julien.coubronne.net/a-self-hosted-free-opensource-cloud Install Samba The ressources from Debian are great: https://wiki.debian.org/SambaServerSimple In a nutshell, to install the samba server, client, and configure the deamon: # apt-get install samba # apt-get install samba-client # nano /etc/samba/smb.conf   Sync the Unix and Samba passwords The …

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 …

A self-hosted FOSS “cloud” (step 0)

So it all started from a simple need, really: being able to share files on my local network. Usually for this type of needs, you buy a NAS, and that’s it. But then you add in a bit of privacy concerns, the will NOT to put all your eggs in …

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 …