Category Archives: Linux

Automating SSH tunnels

Or, how I managed to update my parents’ home router using a mess of SSH tunnels. I originally had an Idea some time ago when I moved flat and the new router would not allow to setup DHCP reservations nor … Continue reading

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Puppet trouble with vcsrepo module

After having tried to use the vcsrepo module for Puppet a while back and it not working, then trying tonight and it still doesn’t work; no kind of message even in debug to help understand what’s going on, I finally … Continue reading

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Disk passthrough in Proxmox

The first step is to identify the disk you want to pass through. For this, there are multiple methods: fdisk -l ls -l /dev/disk/by-label ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid ls -l /dev/disk/by-id Note that using /dev/sdX is not a great option since … Continue reading

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Saving RaspberryPi sound configuration

One of the things that’s been bothering me with the Raspberry Pi, even though I’m managing it through Puppet, is the sound configuration. Sometimes the sound is x% lower for no obvious reason, othertimes it goes through HDMI when I wanted it … Continue reading

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Jabber server with Prosody

Update: If you use Puppet, I’ve written a module for Prosody which can be found here: https://forge.puppetlabs.com/JohannDickson/prosody I’ve recently installed a Jabber server for use within my family, it’s a great way for us to communicate since we’re split among different … Continue reading

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