Edgerouter: Disabling IPSec

There are times where you just need to disable IPSec VPN Connection to/from your Edgerouter. While there are ways to stop the service I wanted something that would last during a reboot and retain my configurations for when I need it. This can be done with a few simple steps in the web UI. To […]


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Purchase Request: Winten 128GB Flash Drive

I am looking for a new device that pack one heck of a punch like Clubber Lang in the movie Rocky. This is when I came across the Winten 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive. Fully compatible with USB 2.0 standards; recommended to use with USB 3.0 to get the full speed of up to 90 MB/s maxing at 120 […]

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How to Find Hardware Devices in Linux with lshw

I needed to know the exact serial number of a failed disk drive in a software RAID set. I used the lshw tool to list out the drives on my system so that I could identify the disk that had failed. This tool will list the the hardware you are running and a good way […]

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My first slice of Raspberry Pi

Today, I got my hands on Raspberry Pi. I was able to get a Debian image working on a 1GB SD card, but that wasn’t all I did. After my initial boot I installed open-ssh, mysql client and server, lighttpd, and php.  I even took this to the next level and installed WordPress. it’s not something I’d use to […]