Posted by jpluimers on 2017/02/17
Getting monit to run on opensuse isn’t a feat.
I might try again one day with these links:
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Posted by jpluimers on 2017/02/06
Hopefully by now mkchromecast [WayBack] works on more Linux versions (and maybe even Mac OS X is better supported [WayBack]), but back then it was only available for Ubuntu 16.10 and up:
Do you want to stream the audio from Rhythmbox, VLC or another Linux app to your TV through Chromecast? Well, we’ve found a nifty little Linux tool that lets you do just that.
Source: How to Send Your Linux Desktop Audio to a Chromecast – OMG! Ubuntu!
The tool is at github: Linux · muammar/mkchromecast Wiki [WayBack]: mkchromecast – Cast macOS, or Linux Audio to your Google Cast Devices
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Posted by jpluimers on 2017/02/03
At testing time, the Hardkernel’s ODROID-C2 absolutely destroyed the competition in this space, so buy this:
Hardware Shopping List (links current as of 8/2/2016)
After that continue the article and start with the Initial Setup of the Kali Image
Source: How to Build Your Own Penetration Testing Drop Box – Black Hills Information Security
via: Joe C. Hecht originally shared to Single Board Computers and Virtual Private Servers (Hardware).
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Posted by jpluimers on 2017/01/31
pi-hole – A black hole for Internet advertisements (designed for Raspberry Pi)
Works on most Debian distributions as well. Hopefully on opensuse one day as well.
Source: pi-hole/pi-hole: A black hole for Internet advertisements (designed for Raspberry Pi)
Not exactly the nicest way of installing though:
curl -L install.pi-hole.net | bash
Source: Pi-Hole: A Black Hole For Internet Advertisements
Source: In the past year, a similar threat has begun to emerge on mobile devices:…
Note that any ad-block mechanism needs curation to white/black list some stuff. But: who does that and who watches the curators?
Source: In the past year, a similar threat has begun to emerge on mobile devices: So-called overlay malware that impersonates login pages from popular apps and… – Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+
Some more links for when you get this going:
As all raspbian hosts advertise their hostname as
raspberrypi it is confusing to set them apart, so I changed the hostname in these files:
Then rebooted (probably could have done
sudo /etc/init.d/hostname.sh) to force the new hostname to be used everywhere.
DHCP versus static IP
Note that pi-hole by default converts the DHCP assigned address on
eth0 to a static one. This makes it harder to use pi-hole in these situations:
- preparing a pi-hole on network A and deploying it on network B
- using pi-hole on a DHCP based network where the DHCP server hands out fixed IP addresses based on MAC
To get going I:
- filed an issue Work with DHCP address instead of static IP address configuration. · Issue #629 · pi-hole/pi-hole
- plugged in the Edimax EW-7811Un 150Mbps 11n Wi-Fi USB Adapter which appeared as
wlan0 in the
- failed in getting
wicd-curses to work: it would only detect half of the WiFi networks that
iwlist wlan0 scan detects.
- used the steps at Setting WiFi up via the command line – Raspberry Pi Documentation to get WLAN going:
sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | grep ESSID scan to get a list of networks and their (E)SSID names
- append the below fragment to the end of
/etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf and correct the value for
ssid to the ESSID (keep the double quotes around it) and
psk to the password for that ESSID (also keep the double quotes around it)
sudo ifdown wlan0 and
sudo fup wlan0 to force a WiFi connection refresh
- waited 30 seconds for a DHCP address to appear in
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Posted by jpluimers on 2017/01/20
There are lots of old copies floating around from the Linux Storage Stack Diagram – Thomas-Krenn-Wiki.
The above link has the up-to-date version and larger versions in PNG, SVG and PDF so be sure to check it out.
The old URL was http://www.thomas-krenn.com/en/oss/linux-io-stack-diagram.html – it now redirects to the above one.
Some older copies that got me looking for the new one:
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