Posts By: Aaron Seibert

Virtual Apache/FTP Hosting with forced FTP over SSL in Ubuntu 10.04

This solution will provide a virtual hosting solution using Virtual Name-Based Apache, and vsftpd with virtual users and forced SSL Connections. EDIT: I changed the VSFTPD daemon to run as www-data instead so the virtual directories could be written to by apache. First, we must install the necessary packages: apt-get update apt-get install vsftpd mysql-server… Read more »

Akonadi and Google Calendar Kubuntu 9.10

So been wanting a way to edit my google calendar from Korganizer.  And here’s how: sudo apt-get install libgcal-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev libxml2-dev ca-certificates kde-devel kdepimlibs-dev xsltproc wget http://libgcal.googlecode.com/files/akonadi-googledata-1.0.1.tar.bz2 tar xvf akonadi-googledata-1.0.1.tar.bz2 cd cmake cmake .. make sudo make install echo “export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH” >> ~/.bashrc source ~/.bashrc cd calendar sudo make install Push alt-f2, search for akonadi,… Read more »

Free SSL and other certs

Came across http://www.startssl.com. Actually, was referred by a co-worker. They offer free SSL certificates, as well as S/Mime. Only browsers that I’ve tested so far that does not have their root certificate installed are Opera and Konqueror. Haven’t found any other issues thus far.

New Admin user in Kubuntu Karmic Koala

So the other day I was in IRC and someone had brought up a problem where they created a new Administrative user, but didn’t have rights to use ‘sudo’.  Looked into the problem a little bit to figure out what was wrong, and it turns out that when you create a new user through the… Read more »