Category Archives: Linux

Configuring a Transparent Tor proxy

Having successfully configured a Raspberry Pi as a wireless access point I decided to see if I could use a similar approach to build a transparent Tor proxy. Advertisements

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Configuring a linux wireless access point

If at first you don’t succeed try, try again…

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Reassigning network device names

I recently wanted to experiment with one of my machines by adding a second network card and using it to forward packets from one network to another.

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Warning RPMDB altered outside of yum

This is just a warning that a package has been installed or removed directly using  rpm  command instead of  yum .

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Removing version numbers from … well anything

This one liner can remove the version numbers from any string (providing they start with a hyphen and a digit).

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Using RPM to find package dependencies

I recently discovered that is it actually rather difficult to determine which packages depend on a particular package using the RedHat Package Manager, and I ended up writing a short script to list all the dependencies for a particular package.

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Comparing lists of things…

Obviously when I want to compare two files I’m going to use  diff .

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Installing PowerShell on a RaspberryPi

When I discovered (admittedly a few months ago) that not only has Microsoft released PowerShell Core as an Open Source project on GitHub but that it had been ported to the Raspberry Pi I couldn’t resist.

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Reboot hosts using Ansible

I was recently introduced to Ansible which is an open source automation tool and the first thing that occurred to me was that I could use it to reboot (or shutdown) all my Raspberry Pi machines.

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Downloading files using Wget

Or how to use up a lot of disk space real quick…!

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