Author: Andreas

run openvpn in client mode automatically after linux boot

scenario: send out a raspberry pi model b rev1, all setup with raspberryi os / raspbian. the hardware specs are nothing much, but the machine is reliable, even when apparently half the ram chips are dead…. install openvpn, then take the config file from the server you want to connect to – in my case

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chroot and serial console to fix ubuntu distro upgrade gone wrong

I had to fix a do-distro-upgrade from 16.04 to 18.04 due to a severed ssh connection, and no screen running (apparently earlier distro upgrades used screen to prevent this kind of problem) the machine as a PCengine apu2, so no video. also, the root file system is sitting on a miniPCI ssd. eventually, my thinkpad

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Install and monitor skypool’s Nimiq client via ansible playbook, systemd and ruby & cron

INTRODUCTION This is a short entry to document installation and monitoring of the skypool nimiq client. The Nimiq network is a decentralized payment network that runs in the browser and is installation-free. Personally, i believe that the Litecoin and Ethereum projects have been so far able to generate a strong economy around them, however, projects

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