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Mount a remote device in tunneling “sshfs”

Several articles ago I explained how to mount a remote machine via FTP, so that the PC on which we operate is seen as a directory locale. The program used to establish the connection between the two machines is unpronounceable: “curlftpfs“. Today we will do the same thing, but the protocol used will be the’SSH. We will find several similarities to the article previously developed, one in all the impronunciabilità the software used: “sshfs“.

How much of the useful software, “sshfs” is directly installed via repository. It will be sufficient to look inside the graphical tool in use to the distribution. (more…)

A small donation can not only be good

Today nothing technical, If we look at the Wikipedia to broaden the discourse and the open source community.

Com’è noto, Wikipedia does not present any type of advertising between its pages, even conveyed. This is a great advantage for the user, it translates into a disadvantage in terms of income for those who build Wikipedia. So how do you “stand” the entire property? Who pays the web space? The answer is simple: users of goodwill that, the hands of the credit card, decide to donate part of their wealth to philanthropic association of the same name, la Wikimedia Foundation. (more…)

Alien will turn to “deb” in “rpm” and vice versa

Today we see a small handbook for the operation of "alien”, application that converts archives "deb"To Debian in “rpm"To RedHat, and vice versa. Clearly available only for GNU / Linux. Although it is a stable software and regularly updated, “alienshould not be used for the installation of packages important for the system. Alien offers an alternative if they do not exist compiled packages for your distribution, is not suitable to replace the system libraries. (more…)