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To request a new account, go to Service/Account.


Hosted on


Administrative contact

sysadmin AT sugarlabs DOT org

For non-emergency calls, preferably send email to the administrative contact. For urgent requests, the list of systems administrators is on Machine/sunjammer.


Password Management

To change your password, you can visit . To reset your password, send a GPG-signed request to the sysadmin contact.

Passwords expire every 6 months. You will receive an email remainder a few days in advance. If you don't update your password, your account will be disabled, including shell access via ssh public keys.

To conserve resources, shell accounts will be removed from the system after 6 months of inactivity.

Local email management

Instead of forwarding email to another account, you could use IMAP or our webmail. See Service/imap and Service/smtp.

Public web hosting

The contents of ~/public_html will be visible as and .

You can use PHP in your web pages. It will execute with your credentials.

Do not distribute non-free software from your account, as this is not allowed by the terms of service of our host, the Free Software Foundation.

Public git hosting

You can publish your personal git repositories on . The repositories will also be accessible via the git protocol as git://

  • Copy or symlink your repository to ~/public_git.
  • Ensure that the path to your repository is publicly readable.
  • Touch the file git-daemon-export-ok in the repository.


Your account provides an OpenID identity provider that can be used to log into any OpenID-enabled service: .

IRC Proxies

You can run your favorite IRC client or proxy on your account. We also offer a system-wide IRC Proxy.

See Also