Category Archives: shell

Snapshots and Wiki updates

I’ve enabled a feature of ZFS called snapshots for all supporter accounts. This allows for you to recover deleted or changed files from the last 7 days. More details on the Wiki. I’ve also updated many other pages on the … Continue reading

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Please take a moment to fill out this survey about Blinkenshell (closed), to help make this an even better shell provider! You will get 100MB extra quota if you PM me a code at the end of the survey before … Continue reading

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US SSH Server (beta)

There is now another SSH server connected to Blinkenshell, using the same account/password database: The new server is located in California, USA. The idea is that users in the America/Australia will have lower latency to the server which should … Continue reading

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CPU Time Limits

Blinkenshell has for a long time employed CPU time limits via ulimit. The limit is currently set so that no process can use more than 60 minutes of CPU time, or it will be killed. This is ofcourse to stop … Continue reading

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Two new commands

Today I built a little script to configure some basic settings of the shell that you probably need to change. From now on, all new members will get to run this script the first time they log in, and everyone … Continue reading

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