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Mosh is great, but sometimes the remote server you're accessing doesn't have it installed or doesn't give you sudo access. This script will install mosh as a user.
#! /bin/bash
# Make a directory to hold local libs and bins
mkdir -p ~/usr/local
# Get protobuf
wget https://protobuf.googlecode.com/files/protobuf-2.5.0.tar.gz
# Extract protobuf
tar -xvzf protobuf-2.5.0.tar.gz
cd protobuf-2.5.0
# Configure and install
./configure --prefix=$HOME/usr/local && make && make check && make install
if [ $? -ne 0 ]; then
echo "Error compiling protobuf"
exit 1
fi
# Exit the protobuf directory
cd ..
# Clone mosh
git clone --depth 1 https://github.com/keithw/mosh
cd mosh
# Set the path for pkgconfig
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=$HOME/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig
export PATH=$HOME/usr/local/bin:$PATH
export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:$HOME/usr/local/lib
# Do the configure and install
./autogen.sh
./configure --prefix=$HOME/usr/local && make && make install
echo ""
echo "Make sure the following lines are in your bashrc"
echo 'export PATH=$HOME/usr/local/bin:$PATH'
echo 'export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:$HOME/usr/local/lib'
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