Category Archives: Nerdy

Howto: Install Redmine 1.4 using MySQL on Debian 6 (Squeeze)

These notes are mostly because I had a hard time figuring this out – I ran in to all kinds of stupid errors. But here I present, a guide for installing Redmine 1.4 on Debian – a guide that actually works! This guide assumes that you have a working MySQL server. You need a bunch […]

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SFTP only chroot users with OpenSSH in Debian

From OpenSSH version 4.9 and up it is now possible to create chrooted SFTP-only users with OpenSSH without the need for any add-ons. In my example i want all users within the “sftp” group to hit /srv/sftponly.  This can be done on userlevel or on group level. I will be using groups. At first, use […]

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Howto: APC UPS and Debian

So, I have a couple of NAS boxes and a laptop as server running at home. It’s all good until thunder appears. There are multiple risks with this. If the lightning strikes it can cause large surges of electricity that will destroy your equipment, if a power loss occurs it can cause the two RAID5 […]

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Useriøs hosting!

Som du måske har bemærket (hvis du har læst mine tidligere indlæg..) så er en af mine interesser hosting. Sjovt nok, lever jeg af hosting og ud over at leve af det, så snuser jeg også rundt og ser hvad andre har at byde på. Jeg møder mange ting rundt omkring, som jeg synes er […]

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Maximizing Password Security

Amongst several years I have been using very complex passwords, however they could somewhat be linked to each other. I memorized around 15 different passwords with an average length of 15 chars. All of them had a complexity level which was rather high, (at least 3 of these: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, special characters, […]

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Debbie is online

Who’s debbie? This, is debbie: Debbie will be serving me hopefully for a long time 🙂 This is the configuration: CPU: 4 x Intel Xeon 2.66 GHz 64-bit RAM: 12 GB DDR2, ECC Registered HDD: 2 x 160 GB, S-ATAII in hardware RAID1 mirror. LAN: 2 x 1 Gbit/s Intel something This is if course […]

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