linux

A collection of 12 posts

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

Feb 1, 2016

OpenVPN Client/Server config for iOS devices

OpenVPN Client/Server config for iOS devices

This should get you started configuring a Linux OpenVPN server, creating your own certificate authority and generating certificates and profiles for use with Apple iOS devices like the iPad and iPhone. The following

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

Dec 3, 2014

Raspberry Pi - iSCSI RootFS

Introduction The steps below are to enable booting a Raspberry Pi from an SD card that holds an initrd enabled kernel. Once the kernel boots and hands over to the initrd a wireless