SSH and Mosh on Debian

Introduction I run Debian Squeeze with OpenSSH, sitting behind Shorewall. I access my systems using OS X’s SSH client. I also use MacPorts. This simple guide will show you how to quickly get up and running with Mosh.

Using Webmin and Usermin with nginx

A few of my users have expressed annoyance at not being able to change passwords very easily. I experimented with using LDAP for user administration last year, but half the issue with that was getting it to work along my lookups for various users’ chroots.

Configuring nginx on Debian Lenny with FancyIndex

Introduction nginx (pronounced Engine X) is super-quick. Really, really super quick. I came to it having used Apache for years, ending up deciding against LightHTTPd (memory leaks) and then eventually deciding to settle with the use of nginx due to its stability and speed.