The steps are not too difficult but I did have to find a few places for information. Search on the forum turn up nothing on this subject so hopefully this HOWTO would be helpful to someone out there.
Note: This is not using the OSE version.
VirtualBox has a very good GUI running on the host to manage guest OS. However when running a server, we typically do not want to run X on it. Fortunately VirtualBox has commandline tools to manage guest systems. It also provides the VirtualBox Remote Desktop Protocol (VRDP) to allow connection to the guest remotely.
Clarification of terms used:
Host – refers to the machine we are trying to install VirtualBox.
Guest – the VirtualBox guest system that is setup on the host.
Remote – the PC that we are working on to connect to the host via SSH.
This setup was done on a fresh install of Ubuntu Server 8.04 with openssh-server installed.
All the following steps are done by SSH into the host from a remote (I’m using Windows for now).
Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.
One box for everything
Type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages.
Thumbnails of your top sites
Access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab.
Shortcuts for your apps
Get desktop shortcuts to launch your favorite web applications.
[ Source: Google Chrome ]
Mozilla’s Firefox 3 release event yesterday was an epic success. The servers logged over 8 million downloads during the 24-hour download day, and Mozilla has declared victory after exceeding its initial goal of 5 million downloads.
The rapid pace at which the downloads are occurring makes it difficult to compute an exact total. The counter appears to be lagging behind the actual count, and Mozilla’s statisticians say that the number could be as high as 3 million just four hours after Firefox’s official launch. Users can follow along at home by watching the counter at the official site.
Firefox 3 downloads have already exceeded the total number of downloads that took place in the first 24 hours after the Firefox 2 release. This is a significant milestone for Mozilla, which hopes that Firefox 3 will set the world record for the most software downloaded in a 24-hour period.
The display shows a breakdown by country, which indicates that the highest number of downloads is coming from the United States, followed by Germany and Spain. The US alone has reached over half a million downloads.
Whenever we’re asked “when is Firefox going to be released” we endeavor to answer to the best of our abilities, but the truth of the matter is that we’ll only ever ship “when it’s ready”. We have a lot of indicators that help us understand when the product is ready for release: feedback from our pre-release milestones, excitement in the community and the press, availability of compatible Add-Ons, and a large active beta community helping us ensure that the release is compatible with all the various sites on the Internet.
After more than 34 months of active development, and with the contributions of thousands, we’re proud to announce that we’re ready. It is our expectation to ship Firefox 3 this upcoming Tuesday, June 17th. Put on your party hats and get ready to download Firefox 3 — the best web browser, period.
[ Source: Mozilla Developer News ]
The Firefox community is always up to some cool, collaborative way to declare their passion for Firefox. What better way to do this than band together to set a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours?!
With your help the Firefox community can go down in history! If you have any questions or ideas please drop us a line at worldrecord @ mozilla.com.
You can determine which versions of the ssh protocol an ssh server supports by examining the service banner. The service banner includes both the remote protocol version and the remote software version.
telnet ssh_server 22
SSH-1.5-remote_software_version (supports ssh protocol 1 only)
SSH-1.99-remote_software_version (supports ssh protocols 1 and 2)
SSH-2.0-remote_software_version (supports ssh protocol 2 only)
ssh protocol 2:
1. Create a DSA or RSA key named foo. As of version 3.0 of the ssh.com server includes support for RSA keys.
$ cd ~/.ssh
$ ssh-keygen -t dsa -f foo
2. Convert the DSA or RSA key into “SECSH Public Key File Format,” the format used on an ssh.com server.
$ ssh-keygen -e -f foo > foo.pub
3. Copy the foo.pub file to the ssh.com server.
$ scp foo.pub email@example.com_host:.ssh2
If the remote server only allows ssh protocol 2, you may receive the following errors:
scp: warning: Executing scp1 compatibility.
scp: FATAL: Executing ssh1 in compatibility mode failed (Check that scp1 is in your PATH).
Use sftp instead to transfer the key:
$ sftp firstname.lastname@example.org_host
put foo.pub .ssh2
4. Add the appropriate ~/.ssh2/authorization file entry in the ssh.com server.
$ ssh email@example.com_host ‘echo “key foo.pub” >> .ssh2/authorization’
5. Login to the ssh.com server using the foo identity.
$ ssh -o IdentityFile2=~/.ssh/foo firstname.lastname@example.org_host
ssh protocol 1:
1. Create an RSA1 key.
$ cd ~/.ssh
$ ssh-keygen -t rsa1
2. Append the ~/.ssh/identity.pub file to the ~/.ssh/authorized_keys file on the ssh.com server.
$ cat ~/.ssh/identity.pub | ssh remote_server “cat – >> ~/.ssh/authorized_keys”
Note: Any ssh.com server only allowing ssh protocol 1 should be upgraded, as usage of ssh protocol 1 itself is not recommended.
Download and Install Appupdater and execute one of the following:
To install a specific application:
To list available packages:
To list installed packages:
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