Category Archives: Linux
When using a pressed file there’s a vicious circle if you also want to pass boot parameters: Because you pass the preseed path using boot parameters (e.g. url=http://path/to/preseed.cfg) the installer has to interpret the boot parameters first and can then … Continue reading
While reading Raspberry Pi in the sky: How to build this awesome $115 airplane tracker my <10$ SDR (software defined radio) came to my mind. It’s a RTL2832U based DVB-T USB stick I did purchase a year ago. So after … Continue reading
I wanted to use one of these cheap hd44780 1602 LCDs (16×2 characters) to display some stats of my headless server. Lcdproc is suitable best for doing this. But how to connect the LCD to to the server?
When operating the Pi headless in unknown environments often the only way to access it is to connect via ssh. But what to do if the Pi does not work in that environment better said is not accessible via ssh … Continue reading
I had to investigate the network traffic of an ethernet-bound device. My plan was to visualize the data sent and received on my laptop using wireshark or similar tools.
Ubuntu stopped support for non-PAE systems with release 12.04. But it isn’t that complicated to get an actual ubuntu run on a non-PAE system: Just compile the kernel yourself. So you have to install build-essential linux-source and kernel-package, then extract … Continue reading
Since grml (https://grml.org/) provides the possibility to pass a command line parameter (ssh=<password>) to start the sshd inside the live system it’s the perfect base for creating an ssh-enabled-live-usb-system. Download your flavour (i586/amd64, the grml-small suites our needs) of grml … Continue reading