Tag archive for "SSH"

VNC Using a VNC client over an SSH tunnel can be useful. I sometimes use that setup when I have a GUI application running remotely that I don't want to restart. Using VNC I can quickly take control of it. more

Rsync hangs forever


Upset confused bug My backup system uses rsync and for the last ten days not a single backup had succeeded, they had all timed out. Then my home drive died. It still took a few days until I figured out why rsync hang, but in the end I did. more

Firefox sync script


I don't know about you, but I'm not satisfied with the firefox sync. Some addons don't sync at all, sometimes sync breaks entirely without a visible error. The size limit is understandable, but then why is it so hard to set up your own sync server. Anyway, here is a … more

SSH over tor


Tor Using SSH over tor has some benefits, and some downsides. I'll try to explain what they are and how to implement SSH over tor. more

This is an update for my post about automated django deployments Edit 09-2020: I've expanded the script to fetch remote data and load it into the local Django dev instance. Make sure you never run this script anywhere except than a development environment. more

Git clone, ssh: Could not resolve hostname


Now this was annoying. I tried a git clone ssh://user@my.host:/path/to/repository and it failed with Initialized empty Git repository in /current/path/repository/.git/ ssh: Could not resolve hostname my.host:: Name or service not known fatal: The remote end hung up unexpectedly The solution was rather easy, see man 1 git-clone. A valid git … more

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