How to use SSH keys for Authentication (for beginners)

SSH keys make my life easier on a daily basis. I use them to log into remote root and virtual private servers for various work and spare time projects, which is probably the most common use case.

The point of an SSH key is to authenticate you with another host, also for example with a git server in order to prove that you’re really you.

In this example I’ll create a Digital Ocean Droplet to create a Linux Server for the examples. Click the link for a 10$ credit with them 😉 Another host I can recommend is Linode!

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HowTo: Modded Minecraft Server with ATLauncher

In this article I’ll show you how to set up a custom minecraft server for any mod pack that’s available in the ATLauncher mod package (on Linux). For this and also what’s running on the minecraft server for my friends and me it’s going to be DNSTechPack.

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Putty: SSH client for Windows

One of my all time favourite tools on Windows is Putty, because with it, I can connect to Linux boxes and servers, which is where I can actually work 😉

SSH, the Secure Shell Host protocol, is the default type of connection you have to a Linux servers text based console interface and is frequently used for remote administration.

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Installing GitLab 5.0

In the past couple of hours I’ve completed to install GitLab in version 5. It was quite a journey through the install instructions, the trouble shooting guide and at last numerous threads on the google group and stackoverflow.

As I promised earlier, I’ll tell a little more about this very interesting project now.

The error I’ve beat my head into a little, while trying to git push -u -v origin master was the following: Continue reading “Installing GitLab 5.0”