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Hostgator SSH "Too many authentication failures"

Recently I was facing issue using regular ssh connection (no public key auth) to hostgator using the command

ssh myname@mysite.com -p 2222 > Too many authentication failures for myname
This is the command to use when you want to enter login/pwd:

ssh myname@mysite.com -p 2222 -o PubkeyAuthentication=no

Prevent Wordpress on localhost to ask for FTP credentials

In my local wordpress install on ubuntu (12.10), wordpress was always asking for FTP credentials (and not on my windows 7 box) when installing a plugin or updating wordpress from the Dashboard. Here are the steps that works for me to fix that:

cd /var/www sudo chown -R www-data:www-data wordpress

Mercurial in Eclipse Juno