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2
Aug

Apache2 with SSL on Debian

I found myself at a loss on how to enable ssl on apache2, it seemed so simple. Make sure ssl.conf and ssl.load where both in mods-enabled and restart apache2, and done. Not so fast, the damn thing needs a self-signed certificate and the normal scripts are no where to be found on Debian 4.0 Etch. After a bit of searching I’ve come across this little gem that I hope will help all of you too.
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Written by Bret Curtis

1
Jun

USB not showing up in VMware

For the longest time USB used to work quite well in VMware, then as if by magic, it all stopped working. However, after poking around I’ve discovered that there is a solution and it involves usbfs (usbdevfs). So here is a solution to get you all back up and running. Read moreRead more

Written by Bret Curtis

12
Aug

SSH with Public Key Authentication

Okay, say you have a server, you have to ssh to this server … say 20 times a day?
It gets irritating having to login and type your password repeatedly. Not to mention it can be insecure if anyone is sniffing the network.

So on your desktop machine you want to create some keys. This can be done with the following command: Read moreRead more

Written by Bret Curtis