How to map static IP address using dnsmasq under LXD (Linux containers)

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I am using LXD (Linux container) to host Apache, MySQL, Perl and PHP-based app. I would like to assign or map fixed IP address to my MySQL container. How do I allow dnsmasq DHCP server to assign a static IP address to LXD container based on name or MAC address?

How to compile and install Tarsnap on a Ubuntu/Debian Linux

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A Tarsnap service is a secure online backup system for Linux, OSX, *BSD or UNIX-like system. They encrypt and store data in Amazon S3. The services also use rsync-like algorithms, and only backup data that has been changed since the last dump. The backups are protected by a security key only known to a backup operator or sysadmin. How do I install a tarsnap client on a Ubuntu or Debian Linux system?
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Rackspace Cloud Files: Upload Files Using Secure FTP (SFTP) Client [ sftp-cloudfs ]

Posted on in Categories last updated November 4, 2012


I‘m using cloud files from Rackspace to store files in cloud. I know how to use ftp client with cloud files, but I would like to use Secure File Transfer Program, sftp on the command line, a true SSH File Transfer Protocol client from the OpenSSH project for security and privacy concern. How do I install sftp-cloudfs under Linux or Unix like operating systems?

Rackspace Cloud Files: Upload Files Using Linux / Unix FTP Command

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I‘m using cloud files from Rackspace that provides online storage and CDN for javascript, css, images and video files. However, I found that their online upload is not designed for bulk upload. How do I upload files to Rackspace cloud files storage using standard Linux or Unix ftp client in recursive mode?