Category: OSS

From LDAP to Samba

While my days of system administration are mostly a thing of the past, from time to time I miss getting my hands “dirty” with some real’ Linux work. As was the case when I decided to upgrade my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS box to Samba domain controller. Mainly, I was interested in having a single login…

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Reflashing a WRT54GL

I have been happily running a Linksys WRT54GL router with an open source firmware on my home network for the past few years. Last weekend I tried to get an OpenVPN client installed to connect my network with another. No problem I thought – all it should take is to install the package using the…

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Oh Panorama!

My camera has always had the ability to line up the current image in the viewfinder with the last photo taken. In theory this allows you to stitch together all the images to create a panoramic 360 view. I say in theory, because my awokado initial experiments with it a couple of years back were…

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