Archive for June, 2010

X Forwarding and sudo

I administrate a remote linux machine of someone I know who now and then needs me to help him out. To find out if applications actually work, I use X forwarding. To do that, the remote box has X forwarding enabled, by having this line in its /etc/ssh/sshd_config: X11Forwarding yes Then I use: me@localbox:~$ ssh […]

Site unreliabilty

This site will be completely unreliable for the next (and past) few days, due to my house being more or less rebuild. The electricity has to be shut off now and then and there is a chance of short cuts as well, so I have to turn the server off during the day. I have […]