Sys Admin tasks for Amal Jyothi workshop follow up

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Tasks for those who are interested in System Administration.

  1. Ability to use ssh keys. See
  2. Ability to use gpg/file encryption/handling passwords
  3. Understand DNS, setup own domain

Pirate Praveen Tue 18 Oct 2016 3:41PM

We have to understand how much a person knows already to identify suitable tasks. Are you familiar with the 3 tasks mentioned in the description?



Not much knowledge but I know basic things topics given ... I will do my I can start study those things and start doing ur guidance..


Pirate Praveen Tue 18 Oct 2016 3:52PM

Start by setting up ssh key based login to See You may also meet @bobbyisac in case you are stuck, hope he can guide you.


Jackson Isaac Tue 18 Oct 2016 5:30PM

@praveenarimbrathod I am interested too :).

I have already used ssh keys and have some knowledge about gpg and DNS too. Let me know if I can help in any way.


Pirate Praveen Thu 20 Oct 2016 7:02AM

@jacksonisaac would you like to join @bobbyisac on this task? It would be good for both of you to discuss and support each other when in doubt.

Bobby, Jackson, we run on Debian Jessie, so first step would be to have a similar setup locally for you to get familiar with it. So, install Debian Jessie 64 bit Intel/AMD version on dual boot/virtual machine/container and install gitlab from Let me know once you have this setup locally. If you have any difficulty, ask any time here or on the xmpp chat room


Rahul Mahale Thu 5 Jan 2017 5:54PM

I am interested to take the work further, I am used in handling these kind of configurations


Pirate Praveen Tue 17 Jan 2017 8:05AM

Great! Can you follow these steps -> to setup a diaspora instance?