Tag Archives: sysadmin

Six months selfhosting: my userop experiences

Note: In this post I mention some problems and ask questions (to myself, like “thinking aloud”). The goal is not to get answers to those questions (I suppose that I will find them soon or later in the internet, manuals … Continue reading

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Upgrading my home server (HP Microserver N54L G7) to Debian Jessie

Note: this is a long overdue post. I upgraded some months ago… but I promised myself to blog about my selfhosting adventures, so here you are. You may know the story… TL;DR I wanted to self host my web services. … Continue reading

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Going selfhosting: Installing Debian Wheezy in my home server

It was in my mind to open a new series of articles with topic “selfhosting”, because I really believe in free software based network services and since long time I want to plug a machine 24×7 at home to host … Continue reading

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Old hardware, new, libre software for a webserver. It works!

Some years ago I found at my job’s warehouse a retired server a Dell Poweredge 1300, with these characteristics: Pentium III 700 MHz, 128 MB RAM, 2x8GB SCSI harddisks, Adaptec AIC 7890 SCSI controller. I think it was bought in … Continue reading

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