Fellowship Shell Server

Timo Juhani Lindfors timo.lindfors at iki.fi
Wed Mar 13 22:40:45 UTC 2013

Michael Clemens <clemens at fsfe.org> writes:
> I think it would be nice to have our own multi user unix system that
> provides shell accounts and maybe additional services to us. Every
> fellow could have his/her own shell account and access to the following
> programs:
> * IRC clients (e.g. irssi)
> * jabber clients (e.g. mcabber)
> * mail clients (e.g. mutt, pine)
> * compilers (gcc etc.)
> * screen/tmux
> * git
> * OpenVPN service, so fellows can encrypt their connection when they
> are on the road
> * web site hosting
> * databases (MySQL, postgresql etc.)
> * SSH tunneling
> * File storage

There are plenty of providers that already offer cheap shell accounts or
complete virtual machines. I'm really not sure why FSFE should start
offering these.

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