Barputer-Next

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=What has been done?=
 
=What has been done?=
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* a VM has been donated from [[Stefan]] inside the WirelessAntwerp network near <del>Keyserley</del> that street where there used to be big trees near Central Station, but which is transformed into a construction site for the next 42 years.
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* Debian 6 has been installed and all patches are applied (unless they give out new patches, then you'll need to apply patches again)
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* x2go has been installed and is in fully working condition
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* Smuxi has been installed to use as an IRC client, defaulting to #hackerspace-voidwarranties with the nick "barputer-next".
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* Google Chrome has been installed as the default web browser. Some plugins (read: Flash) can be a pain in the *ss to install under Linux, and Chrome has it built-in. Also, it's a lot easier to handle than Firefox, and it works faster (to me).
  
  

Revision as of 10:59, 8 February 2012


Barputer-Next
What:
Rebuilding the barputer, with a touch of cloudlyness.
Cloud.jpg
Participants:
Yvanj
Category:
Art
Locations:
Den Bunker


Contents

Outline

Concept

Since the barputer lives in a pretty harsh environment, a backup strategy is required. The last one left us at a moment whe didn't expect it to fail, and accounting is an issue for those who pay their drinks monthly. My idea was to put the barputer and related software in a VM (without Apache <= 2.2.19, or even without Apache at all), and access it remotely. I recently starded exploring x2go. X2go is somewhat like a RDP alternative for linux, a free/OSS version of NXServer.

The advantages of x2go/NX are:

The disadvantages are:

What has been done?


What should still be done?

Notes

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