Viewing the 2012 Olympics

Doran L. Barton fozz at
Mon Jul 30 10:48:21 MDT 2012

On Monday, July 30, 2012 10:31:31 AM Eric Jacobs wrote:
> 0. Bought a 512MB Linode VPS in London: $20.
> 1. ssh -D5080 root at london.vps.ip
> 2. Added localhost:5080 as a socks proxy on my local machine. (stupidly easy
> in os x). 3. Watched three hours of Olympic events on
> It's a pretty sweet setup. HD content after it buffers a little. Zero
> commercials. Pretty good UI.

That's cool, but am I the only person who cringed when I saw his example 
include ssh as root?

Doran L. Barton <fozz at> - Linux, Perl, Web, good fun, and more!
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