Ubuntu Home Server (UHS)

I've recently set up a home server using Ubuntu. I thought it might be useful for me to record my experience and any problems / pitfalls / useful tidbits of information I found along the way. It's not been a particularly arduous process, but hopefully this might help someone out in the future. The hardware…

UHS2 – Admin tools

Making sure services auto-start You've taken the time to set up all the services you need on your server, so it's probably best to make sure that if (i.e. when) you have to reboot, they all start again automatically. You can see the current status of services on your system by issuing: chkconfig To turn…

UHS6 – SSH & Subversion (SVN)

SSH SSH lets you remotely access your computer, or other computers, using a command-line interface. Installing SSH really is a breeze: sudo apt-get install ssh It was so quick and easy I even had to check it had actually been done! >which ssh The binary did exist and I was able to log into the…