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21 April, 2010


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Initial VPS setup

27 November, 2008

Initial VPS setup

    – Add normal user account
        – adduser <username>
        – Generate ssh keys
            – ssh-keygen
        – Add other ssh keys to ~/.ssh/authorized_keys
            – change permissions chmod go-rw authorized_keys
    – Disable root login
        – /etc/ssh/sshd_config
            – PermitRootLogin no
    – Add the bzr ppa to /etc/apt/sources.list
        – #bzr
        – deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/bzr/ubuntu hardy main
        – deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/bzr/ubuntu hardy main
    – In order to install the latest and greatest bzr 1.9 at the time of writing the updates repo needs to be added also.
        – deb http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu hardy-updates main
    – Install bzr
        – mkdir vc
        – cd vc
        – bzr init-repo bzr
    – To give bzr a little more room to breath create another swapfile and activate it
        – dd if=/dev/zero of=/swapfile bs=1024 count=196608
        – mkswap /swapfile
        – swapon /swapfile
        – Add the following to the fstab file so that the swapfile will be available after a reboot
            – /swapfile       none           swap     sw                         0 0            
    – Fix the locale problem (i386)
        – apt-get install language-pack-en
    – Edit the sudoers file by adding the following line
        – <username> ALL=(ALL) ALL


Hello world!

8 April, 2008

Hi everyone,

This is my first foray into the world of blogging, this site will probably just be used as a place to brain dump some of the things that I’m currently working on.

Feel free to look around and leave comments.

😉