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mounting remote directory through ssh

Posted 11-03-2011 at 03:48 AM by neonsignal

The sshfs package can be used to fuse mount remote directories.

For example, a remote apt-get archive could be mounted as a rough way of sharing the package cache:
Code:
sshfs server:/var/cache/apt/archives /var/cache/apt/archives
And then unmounted later:
Code:
fusermount -u /var/cache/apt/archives
This method can be automated by setting up an entry in /etc/fstab (this works best if the ssh login is done through a PKI...
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The Debian List

Posted 11-02-2011 at 11:09 PM by etech3

Well I have been adding to my list of Debian sites. I had started with a list of Linux sites for newbies , but I had to break the Debian stuff out as it was getting long by itself.

If you have a site that you want to add, send a comment and I will see about adding to the list.

Here you go:



Debian Org
http://debian.org

Debian Documentation
http://www.debian.org/doc/

The Debian GNU/Linux...
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How to install Adobe Flash Player for Red Hat Linux

Posted 11-02-2011 at 07:31 PM by skinutter

Being a Linux newbym, seems to take me 3 times as long to install stuff on Linux than it did on Windows --arghhh.
I needed to install a new version of Flash Player today as one of my work applications needed version flash-plugin-11.0.1.152-release.x86_64.rpm or higher.
I went to the Adobe site and downloaded the package, but could not find instructions how to do that.
Using my limited knowledge and some info from forums, I downloaded it in the Flash Player folder and tryed...
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HOWTO: Change umask, permissions, ownership etc. of a folder using bindfs

Posted 11-01-2011 at 04:43 PM by kribor

I find myself coming back to a situation where I want to be able to control who files should be created as (user or group) and which permissions the files should have in a specific folder.

For example I have a linux server with a shared music directory for people in the household that is shared using samba and depending on whether how clients connect the files/folders they create get a bunch of different permissions, groups etc.. Getting tired of configuring of trying to configure...
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More weather getting scripts.

Posted 11-01-2011 at 10:24 AM by peonuser

Same script two ways.

$ ./gwp7.sh Polk FL

National Weather Service
__________________________________________________ ________________

Polk , FL
Current Local Conditions at:
Gilbert Field
Lat: 28.05 N Lon: 81.75 W Elev: 144 ft
Last Update: 11/01/11, 08:53 AM EDT
Weather: Fair
Temperature: 63°F (17°C)
Humidity: 87 %
Wind Speed: N 9 MPH
Barometer: 30.14 in. (1020.5 mb)
Dewpoint:...
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