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IInstalling Overwatch on Arch Linux

2020-05-22 1 Min Read— In Linux

Introduction After not gaming for what feels like years, an urge to play Overwatch again struck me recently. Problem was, I dont have a windows PC to play it on anymore.. So I began diving into the current state of "gaming on linux" and boy oh boy…

DDocker + Localhost MySQL

2019-12-08 1 Min Read— In Linux

I was having the hardest time getting docker containers to connect to the hosts instance of mysql. I finally found a great solution, so I wanted to post it here for myself and others in the future: Enable for docker0 interface: Add this rules to…

SStandard Notes Selfhosted Installation

2019-12-06 3 Min Read— In Linux

What? Standard Notes is an opensource web-based notes application. Installation There are a few officially support install methods, including Docker, "Baremetal" and on Heroku. I'm going to continue on with the "Baremetal" variant here. I'd tried the…

AAnother DoH Server

2019-09-27 5 Min Read— In Linux

dns.ndo.dev With all the hype surrounding DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH), I wanted to try it out for myself and see what it was all about. TL;DR I've setup another public DoH Server with the following conditions: No Logging Not a forwarder, performs its own…

ddotfiles

2019-07-13 1 Min Read— In Linux

I've decided to share my online, like many others. What is unique here, however, is the implementation details. Instead of symlinking the dotfiles out of the repo directory to its correct location, I've found a great solution from the Atlassian Blog…

RRaspberry Pi Speedtest

2018-04-06 2 Min Read— In Linux

Pi Wi-Fi Speed Test Okay guys, so I have been collecting Raspberry Pi's here at my home like crazy. I guess I just keep coming up with new projects to do, and the Pi is perfect for the types of things I'm trying to do! One of the oddities I've run…

SSetting up a Raspberry Pi

2018-04-05 2 Min Read— In Linux

When setting up a Raspberry Pi, you first need to write an OS onto an SD Card so your device has something to boot from. Operating System To get your Pi up and running, first download an OS. For beginners I suggest Raspbian. Its a Debian based OS…

BBash Intro

2018-03-23 8 Min Read— In Linux

Easy Shell is a collection of useful boilerplate linux commands for the daily life of every linux user! All credit goes to lucasviola on GitHub! Welcome This is a basics guide intended to help newcomers and experienced Linux users alike get more…

iiptables

2018-03-20 2 Min Read— In Linux

Run the following. It'll insert the rule at the top of your iptables and will allow all traffic unless subsequently handled by another rule. You can also flush your entire iptables setup with the following: If you flush it, you might want to run…

SSmarthome Ideas

2018-03-17 3 Min Read— In Linux

Smart Home - Schöne Aussicht 10a I've begun assembling the beginnings of a nice little smart-home implementation here at my familys house in Germany. It consists mostly of lights / motion sensors and some voice assistants mixed in. However, its a…

BBash Aliases

2018-03-11 1 Min Read— In Linux

Ever needed a seed to generate random passwords or keys? Here's an easy way to generate a few different variations of random characters directly in bash! # bash generate random 32 character alphanumeric string (upper and lowercase) # bash generate…

LLynis - Linux Server Auditing

2018-03-04 2 Min Read— In Linux

So you’ve got your system up and running the way you like it, but your wondering what else can I do to harden my server? Lynis to the rescue! Lynis is an open-source auditing tool that will run through a ton a of vulnerability checks and general best…

NNextcloud Setup

2018-03-04 4 Min Read— In Linux

So you want to install your own dropbox like cloud storage service? Well you’ve made the right choice with nextcloud! Its relatively easy to install and maintain and has a vibrant community and full app store of its own! So without further adieu…

vvsftpd Setup

2018-02-28 4 Min Read— In Linux

So an FTP server is often one of the first things people want to setup on a new server. I recently setup two, one on my Raspberry Pi for making a 2TB USB Drive available in my home, and another somewhat more secure one on my VPS to transfer files…

BBash Operators

2018-02-25 6 Min Read— In Linux

These are called shell operators and yes, there are more of them. I will give a brief overview of the most common among the two major classes, control operators and redirection operators. A. Control operators These are tokens that perform control…

TTripwire

2018-02-24 1 Min Read— In Linux

Here’s a great little program to keep an eye on your system files to make sure no one inappropriate is changing them! I like to have this run in cron once a week and send me a report. When your first changing your system / installing things, a lot of…

BBash Pipes

2018-02-22 1 Min Read— In Linux

This table will hopefully help me keep the pipe madness in check. Am I overwriting or appending? Am I including StdErr? Etc.. visible in terminal visible in file existing file Syntax StdOut StdErr StdOut StdErr --- --- --- --- --- --- > no yes yes…

LLogwatch

2018-02-21 1 Min Read— In Linux

Logwatch is a pretty simple, but essential application in my server management arsenal. You can install it from the ubuntu repos directly, so this will do: After it is installed it will automatically set itself to run daily via your cron.daily folder…

FFirst 5 things to do with a new Ubuntu Server

2018-02-17 4 Min Read— In Linux

Here’s where one lands directly after the installation of a fresh Ubuntu image. In this case Ubuntu 16.04. SSH into your machine with your favorite client [Win 32/64: putty] So the first thing I like to do is create a new user for myself and add him…