Now that I had a demonstrably working and functional web server going on my Linode (see Just got rolling with a VPS on Linode (Part 1)), it was time to get the rest of my toolkit on the box, setup users and secure the server a bit.
Installing Subversion and migrating repositories
Well, installing Subversion couldn't be any simpler:
apt-get install subversion
Login to old server and dump current repositories: