Start SSH session in some other directory than their home directory and lock them thereview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I've set up a SSH server which I've let some friends log into, both via SSH and FileZilla. I put a symbolic link to two hard drives in their home directories so that they could access some files. (HowTos)

What has 'rm -r ~' done to my home directory?view story

http://askubuntu.com – gedit creates hidden backup files ending with '~'. I wanted to do a recursive cleanup of my directory tree. The command rm *~ will delete all local files ending with '~' I thought rm -r *~ . would delete all files in the whole tree, but I typo-ed rm -r ~. There was a message some directory could not be deleted and I quit the command. (HowTos)

Debian Netinstal Sid - Yet Another How Toview story

http://crunchbanglinux.org – This is a quick How To I documented on a recent Debian Netinstal using the businesscard ISO and taking it to SID and then on to my standard Xfce4 Desktop.  The framework of this was borrowed from jelloir's Debian Sid Desktop GuideAudience - Anyone wanting a quick way to Debian SidTo start, Download the businesscard iso from here. (HowTos)

KDE: in arrivo una nuova finestra per il dialogo della copiaview story

http://www.oneopensource.it – Il team di KDE in questi ultimi mesi sta lavorato duramente per il rilascio di KDE 4.9 (che dovrebbe arrivare a settembre), la maggior parte dei lavori sembra mirata al bugfixing e al miglioramento delle prestazioni senza l’introduzione di nuove features particolari. Tuttavia due sviluppatori del team di KDE, Cyril Oblikov e Björn Balazs, si sono messi al lavoro per la creazione di una nuova (Software)

files in /dev deleted - autorepair?view story

http://forums.fedoraforum.org – Hi all, I accidentally deleted some files on our server in the /dev directory, the permissions of which were obviously set to o+rwx. After that, I wasn't able to connect to the server via ftp (e.g. with filezilla). After running start_udev, this was fixed. However, I am afraid that some entries for some devices still might be gone, and the next reboot will fail. (HowTos)

Ftp problemview story

http://forums.cpanel.net – I have create an account, as request, host, user qudou999.net|wesker, then password, but filezilla keep telling me 530 Valid hostname is expected. But my hostname is standard. Anyone know something about this? (HowTos)

Open-source and client-side IRC-Clientview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm administrating a homepage with an IRC-Webclient. At the moment, it uses a Java-client, modified to be SSL-compatible and compatible with whatever design I want to use. The usual PJIRC thing, with users wishes and concerns implemented (I'll give you SSL-PJIRC if you want - no problem. (HowTos)

Debian + ProFTPD + LDAP Incorrect Password Issueview story

http://serverfault.com – I have the LDAP configuration configured for ProFTPD and I have modified the modules.conf file to include the LDAP module. However, every time I login with FileZilla I get 530 Login Incorrect. It does this for all users except those whose passwords are defined locally as well as in LDAP. (HowTos)

windows server 2008, how to make folder writable for my asp.net mvc3 app?view story

http://serverfault.com – I have an asp.net mvc3 application. it uploads image and resizes it. my upload folder, i need to make it writable. I try to do it from filezilla, set them to 777, it wont work. I have root access to my windows server. I right click on the folder, choose property, then click on security tab. I see 4 groups there. creator owner, system, admin, users. (HowTos)

FTP client hangs after a whileview story

http://serverfault.com – I'm using Linux Ubuntu 12.04 with curlftpfs to connect to a remote server. After mounting a remote ftp, opening and saving files with vim, list directories and files, for some time, after a while (no more of 30 minutes), with no reason it hangs. After opening other terminal tabs, all tabs remain iddle...but when using filezilla without restart the computer I still can get to the server and worki (HowTos)