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self-service subversion account creation solution

I am managing a svn server. I need to create user account every time a new user request. Is there a solution front end that user can create the account in a self-service manner? I believe svn can ...
2
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2answers
223 views

Linux system configuration management: versioning and deployment

I'm looking for the best way (for my purposes and situation) to version system configuration files and manage deployment (ownership and mode) between just two machines (live and backup, both should be ...
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2answers
58 views

Bash files with Github [closed]

I've never saved any of my bash scripts with an extension and I've just recently pushed a bash script to Github and realized that it's not properly highlighting the correct syntax such as: comments, ...
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2answers
84 views

Using Git as a means to sync zabbix instances

So in our environment, we are using a custom build of Zabbix as a monitoring solution. We have Zabbix deployed to four different sites, and would like to ensure that the build is consistent across all ...
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1answer
88 views

Best way of updating my (non-critical) website? [closed]

Somehow I couldn't find a related question that quite fit me. Anyway, I run a small blog. When I first started my blog it had next to no traffic, now it receives a couple hundred views per day ...
1
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1answer
106 views

Making regular 'backups' from a remote server to a local server

We're on a university campus, and each building has it's own local network connecting directly to the main server room. In our building, we're currently working on a large multimedia project. Some ...
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3answers
645 views

How do you apply development practices like version control, testing and continuous integration/deployment to system administration?

Imagine you're going to manage a number of servers with a number of different services that's used by a number of people. Now say you want to reconfigure or replace some software on one of those ...
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0answers
323 views

How to install subversion on 1&1 server with windows?

I would like to start using Unfuddle for my project on 1&1 server. I never used subversion and core control before. So, I read a lot of documentation about it but each time, I get lost at the ...
0
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1answer
26 views

Linux Program Source Management

This particular problem has little do with SubVersion Repositories and more to do with the management of installed programs. My question revolves around the problem of installing a program from ...
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3answers
584 views

Best way to deploy/update web production code

What is the best method to deploy or update code from a development environment to a live production one? I am used to using the good old filezila to first; delete then upload the new code to the ...
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1answer
589 views

Version-control of configuration files with different home names?

I have recently decided to use a version-control system to share my configuration files between my different linux installs. After reading another thread I found on this subject, I'm planning to do ...
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1answer
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LAMP Stack Version Help — Is there a website or version tracker source to help suggest the right versions of each part of a platform stack?

Taken singly, it's easy to research versions and compatibility. Version information is readily available on each single part of a platform stack, such as MySQL. You can find out the latest version, ...
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1answer
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How do I enable ZIP/TAR/BZ2 Download Buttons in my Mercurial HGWEB?

I recently got Mercurial running on my server, shared via Apache. When I browse to the repos via the web, I see a list of my repositories with Atom/RSS links, but no download buttons. My question ...
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1answer
477 views

Simple document/file management software

I'm looking for a simple way to share documents/files with other people via a web-based interface. The requirements are the following: runs on Linux web-based download/upload versioning basic ...
2
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2answers
326 views

Is there a way to add all files and directories that are unversioned to SVN repository?

Is there a way to perform an svn add command that will add only unversioned files? Currently if I try to do svn add on a direcotry that contains a mix of versioned and unversioned files I receive the ...
0
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4answers
150 views

Is there a way to secure my server and give 10 untrusted persion my ssh access

Okay here is the situation, I bought a hosting server that gives me version control and ssh access. I'm working on a big project that needs team work so I need at least 10 person around the globe to ...
2
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5answers
175 views

What Linux version should I use for serving a VCS?

Hi I am looking for a Linux distribution that conforms to my following requirements. This machine will be basically a server box for my software development. I need to install Mercurial and Subversion ...
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12answers
12k views

What solutions exist to allow the use of revision control for server configuration files? [closed]

In an environment with multiple system administrators, I see a few advantages to adding the server config files into a revision control system. Most notable are the ability to track changes, who made ...