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Category: Linux

E3372 stick + OpenWrt + USSD

This post is about setting up a LTE/4G/3G (cellular) modem to work with OpenWrt. But not just work, to also be able to use USSD codes and read SMS in order to check account balance and refill the data quota (data plan).

Autossh for Synology Diskstation

This article is about compiling autossh for Synology Diskstation devices. The resulting pre-built binary for aarch64 will also be provided for download at the end of the post.

Expanding your OpenWRT router

This post is about how to add a second router to your existing OpenWRT setup.

RaspberryPi Kiosk Mode Explained

Just some notes on getting the raspberrypi kiosk mode going at the time of this writing (Jun 2017).

My First 5 Minutes on a RaspberryPi

Greetings and salutations. It has been a really long time since my last post. IRL job has been sucking the life out of me. Someday I will tell you all about it… Anyhow, I’ve been carving out some time for playing with a raspberrypi display and wanted to save some notes for posterity. This more […]

My First 5 Minutes on an OpenWRT Router

This article talks about the changes that I like to make away from default configuration on a new OpenWRT installation.

Best New Router for OpenWRT ;)

A small note of triumph 🙂 For some time now I’ve been looking for a modern router. Yes, that WRT54G isn’t getting any younger 🙁 But few people are willing to “school” one on what’s the one to get these days (these days = May 2016). So after a long string of “google it” responses, […]

OpenWrt – Reduce Hostapd Verbosity

A quick note about how to reduce the log level of hostapd, as it tends to dominate log entries in /var/log/messages.

Say Bye to Provider’s DNS Servers – Be Your Own DNS Resolver

Have you ever wanted to NOT use your provider’s DNS services? Maybe they are engaged in censorship, or are modifying non-existent domains to point at pages full of advertisement? One popular solution is to use public DNS servers, such as Google’s. But ask yourself this – how much information are you giving up to a […]

Encrypting Stored Email with Postfix

This post is about something that has been on my mind for a while, but somehow always seemed too complex, too far from a practical implementation. Until now, bwa-ha-ha. Encrypted email. Before you get too excited, let me first say that we’re not talking about a mathematically perfect system, and it is certainly not NSA-proof. […]