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Feb 4, 2016

Mosquitto MQTT

Mosquitto MQTT

I've recently started experimenting with MQTT, in particular the Mosquito broker. After quite a bit of trial & error and plenty of man page reading I've managed to get things working nicely. Features

Nov 13, 2015

Upgrading Ghost

Upgrading Ghost

If you have a self hosted installation of Ghost upgrading it can be a little bit daunting and possibly dangerous. The instructions here are pretty good. Although sometimes all you want is one

Dec 20, 2014

Change the RaspberryPi default username

A couple of quick commands to change the default username (pi) that is configured when you install Raspbian for the first time: Login to a text console, ie: Ctrl+F1. Then execute the

Dec 8, 2014

Ghost behind Apache SSL Virtual Host

After getting Ghost set up just the way I wanted it was time to turn on SSL and put it behind my Apache instance. Reasonable simple process except for one catch, mod_headers

Dec 3, 2014

Apache Mythweb Reverse Proxy Configuration

After a lot of stuffing around and trial and error I've finally managed to get MythWeb configured using Apache as a reverse proxy. Additionally averything is transmitted using HTTPS rather than HTTP. The

Dec 3, 2014

Copying your public key to a remote server

Copying your public key (usually ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub) to your remote server makes it possible to login over ssh without needing to remember your password. All the authentication is taken care of