Tweak Your Launchd With Lingon

Thursday, July 31, 2008

In a previous post I showed how to write some custom firewall rules, and use a hack to get it to load automatically. With Leopard the hack to load it broke.

In steps a great new app for the system tweaker called Lingon (http://lingon.sourceforge.net). This handy little app lets you configure plist files and install them with just a few clicks.

Just select new, give it a name, give it a command to execute, select from a list of options how you want to to run and away you go. It even has an expert mode to dig deeper.


Take Your Keys With You

Monday, April 2, 2007

Now that you have created keys for logging into you servers, you might find that you are moving between systems, or you just don’t like leaving your keys behind when you go home. There is a quick fix for this.

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Password Free Logins Over ssh (Part 2)

Friday, March 30, 2007

In the last post I suggested you add a passphrase to keep your private key secure. The problem with this is that now you have traded entering a password for entering a passphrase which is most likely longer. Doesn’t seem like such a great trade off.

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Password Free Logins Over ssh (Part 1)

Friday, March 30, 2007

Are you sick of typing in passwords when sshing into systems or when transferring files of scp of sftp. Well the good news is that there is an easier and safer way to do this with ssh keys.

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