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…

UHS1 – Installing and updating Ubuntu

Installing Ubuntu was pretty painless. I was using v11.04, Natty Narwhal. My server doesn't have an optical drive, so I wanted to install from a USB stick. I also wanted Ubuntu Standard, AKA Desktop, rather than Server. The main difference seems to be that Server doesn't come with a GUI (Unity is standard on Desktop,…

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: It was so quick and easy I even had to check it had actually been done! The binary did exist and I was able to log into the machine without any problems. Almost too…