How do I create a new linode and move my current websites and data to it?view story

http://serverfault.com – I am a relative newby to managing my own server. I set up a Linode a while ago, installed Ubuntu 9.1 (Karmic) followed by Apache, MySQL, my websites, some mods etc. What I didn't realise was that, not only could I upgrade my version of Ubuntu, but that I should. (HowTos)

SSH Tunnelling: How can I stop users being able to access services bound to localhost via port forwarding?view story

http://serverfault.com – I want to be able to offer ssh accounts on my linux server for people to be able to use for SSH tunnelling. All accounts will be locked down with no interactive shell, for tunnelling / port forwarding purposes only. (HowTos)

Need pointer to make simple oss volume managerview story

http://askubuntu.com – I can not get my ALSA or Pulseaudio get working for my headphone sound. (HowTos)

VPS eating RAM?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have a VPS with 512MB RAM with 1GB Burst from TelVPS. There is no swap space for the VPS. I had a discussion regarding this with my service provider but they said that they dont provide swap space for VPS, Can I add SWAP space of my own? (HowTos)

Fusion has no internet on Hotel Networkview story

http://serverfault.com – I am running Lion on a MacBook and using VMWare Fusion 3.1. This hotel network requires a user name and password. I can enter this in Safari and it works fine, boom, the Mac can browse, download etc. The XP VM, even though it has an IP address and everything, cannot connect to the internet. The page to log in is With a couple other things after it. (HowTos)

OSX Lion SFTP Chrootview story

http://serverfault.com – I am looking to allow my SFTP users on my OSX Lion box to be chrooted so they cannot see anything else. I know about the usual changes in the sshd_config that match the user and set the chroot directory. My issue is that the users cannot write to the set chroot directory. Has anyone has done this and can shed a light on how they did it? (HowTos)

Difference between Emacs metapackage and Emacsview story

http://askubuntu.com – I have the following sources enabled: main, universe, restricted and multiverse. On Ubuntu Software Center on 11.10 I see two packages for Emacs: The GNU Emacs editor (metapackage) The GNU Emacs editor What is the difference between metapackage version and non-metapackage one? By the way, this thread What differences are there between the various version of Emacs available? (HowTos)

Why is my Nexus 5548UP not adding ARP entries for the trunk to a 2960S?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have a Nexus 5548UP trunked to a Catalyst 2960S. I have verified that spanning tree is working. (HowTos)

password and ip restriction in htaccessview story

http://serverfault.com – I am learning how to use htaccess. First I want to try how to set up username and password for the following directory ~/public_html/55/m: ~/public_html/55/m$ ls -la total 24 drwxr-xr-x 2 tim Domain^Users 4096 2011-12-16 21:39 . drwxr-xr-x 3 tim Domain^Users 4096 2011-12-16 21:42 .. -rwxr-xr-x 1 tim Domain^Users 271 2011-12-16 21:26 .htaccess -rwxr-xr-x 1 tim Domain^Users 8 2011-12-16 21:39 (HowTos)

git push over smart HTTP fails with 403view story

http://serverfault.com – This has been driving me nuts. I'm running git 1.7.8.rc4 with Apache/2.2.14 on Lucid Ubuntu, and set up LDAP authentication. (HowTos)