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Stable portable wifi web server [closed]

This is a somewhat strange issue, but here it goes: A team (about 15 users) in our organization uses a self-contained Ruby-on-Rails web app to search and view data for competitions. There wouldn't be ...
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Cross machine full backup solutions

I have a fully configured VPS where every service relevant to my customers and to me is provided in abstraction from the underlay hardware; that is: the softwares for webserver, PHP, forums, and every ...
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Running Linux Script from Windows in backgound

I'm using following script from my windows machine to run on linux and do backup. @ECHO off :: run remote command plink.exe username@myserver /home/username/do-backup.sh Problem with this script is ...
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Launch Linux Script remotely from Windows

I have an rsync script that runs on one Linux server to synchronize files with another Linux server. Is there a way to launch a script on one of the Linux machines without actually opening an ...
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AuthUserFile path relative to virtual host root?

Given this folder / file structure: private/.htpasswd public/.htaccess ... where public is the root folder of a virtual host in Apache, and private is its sibling folder: How do I define a ...
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Cross-platform scripting

I use a Bash script to deploy a heavily-customised version of JBoss onto RHEL machines. These scripts do things such as update the port binding offset depending on the name of the instance that is ...
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Security Token for Mac/Linux/Windows, self-managed, pref. open source?

I'm looking to buy an evaluation security token (combined smart card/usb reader) for my business that works on: Windows 7 x64 OS X 10.6.x x64 Ubuntu Linux (64 or 32 bit, 10.04 or 10.10, I can bend ...
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Compatibility of (legacy) Sun Hardware?

I have a couple (well a lot more than that..but for the sake of the brevity.) of sun enterprise 250 servers with solaris installed on them. I want to know if any version/flavor/distro of linux can be ...
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Is there any command line tool to help with usual tasks that is cross platform?

I had no idea how to name the thing I'm looking for but I will try to describe it. I'm looking for a tool that would allow you to do common tasks using the same command line on most platforms. It ...
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How to implement Cross-Platform Reverse Proxy

Looking for a caching reverse proxy that can do the following: 1. be installed at satellite locations to take load off central content server 2. cache 5-10 gb of static img/swf assets from origin ...
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Tool for Copying windows shared folder files on unix into Unix

I am on a unix box with Sun OS 5.0. Now I have a shared folder on a Windows server on my LAN. I have some files on Windows to be copied into my unix by running a script on unix itself. So windows box ...
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Linux based print server

Due to the nature of my work (Software Printing Solutions) I tend to work with Microsoft based servers to host printer queues and settings. I am finding it more and more common as we gain new ...
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Best practices for re-IP'ing / migrating servers and applications

Some of this question would be highly application-specific, but what approaches do you take when looking to migrate applications from one server/platform to another and servers form one network ...
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Filesystem to share projects across platforms

We do very cross-platform development, so it's not strange to see boxes with Linux and 2 or 3 versions of Windows. So far I have a SVN working copy of our projects in each platform, which becomes ...
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remote file sharing via smb://

I'm currently sharing files using the smb protocol on a local network, and I'd like to share the files now through the web. I have two laptops (windows and mac) that draw files from a windows xp ...
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When to move a virtualized server to physical?

Virtualization has some great benefits, but there are times when a virtualized server needs more performance and should be moved to physical. My question is, how do you tell when these times are? I'm ...
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Should I do acceptance testing?

We run a few commercial webapps facing customers. The release schedule for them is regular, but there's always worries about testing changes, patches and upgrades. It seems like acceptance testing is ...
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Distributed User Authentication

I have an heterogeneous system in my office with different OS and they change rapidly. I was looking for a solution to get authentication in a distributed way like OpenID so I can login machine_A ...
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Any cross-platform two-panel file manager? [closed]

Using a two-panel file manager really helps for some file operations. Midnight Commander is available for any Linux distribution. There's Servant Salamander for Windows. I have also looked at ...
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Suggestions for Terminal Emulators on Linux, Windows and Mac [closed]

I've recently found the Terminator terminal emulator for Gnome. I really like this There is a Terminator written in Java. For windows it is lightyears ahead of the installed rxvt. However, I have ...