These notes are mostly for myself. Feel free to be inspired. Macbook Pro. Latest macOS or Ubuntu. Change hostname to something sensible. macOS Homebrew. As nice as macOS is, it’s incomplete without a good brew. AppCleaner has a great Smart Delete feature which ensures no files are left behind when you delete an app. Alfred. […]Read more..
About six months ago the CPU fan in my UDM Pro started rattling. That’s right: not HDD fan which is easily swapped with one from Noctua, but the rather obscure CPU fan. As I could not readily find a replacement I ended up lifting the sticker on the fan and adding a few drops of […]Read more..
I’m using IPv4 and IPv6 ranges supplied by extraip.com. (Available in The Netherlands only.) Unfortunately the UDM Pro has no UI for setting up the required tunnels. I had to write a script, which I’m sharing below. My Use Case The script configures dnsmasq to distribute the IPv6 subnet using SLAAC. If you prefer, you […]Read more..
Heads up: I’m not a gamer. A combination of specs, pricing, availability and urgency led me to purchase this laptop for productivity reasons. My run-through may not cover all aspects needed for gaming. As my work depends on this laptop, I did purchase the additional on-site support. Keyboard Shortcuts If the RGB show on the […]Read more..
After many delays HP finally released a Windows Mobile 5.0 upgrade for the HX4700. Normally I wouldn’t care about the Windows upgrades, but unfortunately Linux does not support the built-in WiFi of the HX4700 yet. Running the upgrade from VMWare caused too many problems with the USB passthrough. It got to 50% once out of […]Read more..
After telling you how to turn a Pilmo Voicefinder into an Addpac 200 I noticed some people are looking for an actual configuration example. Some fragments might not be needed in your setup. The Addpac 200 configuration: version 8.12 !hostname AP200 !no ip-share enable ip-share interface net-side ether0.0 ip-share interface local-side ether1.0 !interface ether0.0ip address […]Read more..
A while ago I posted a small HOWTO on how to use Pilmo and the Pilmo Voicefinder with Asterisk. In response to that I got some requests on how to unlock the Voicefinder. Although there is no need to unlock it when using my instructions, here’s how: Download an original Addpac firmware from http://www.addpac.com/addpac_eng/customer.html Just […]Read more..
For those of you buying an Acer Travelmate 634LC I’ve put online some info on having it run Debian GNU Linux. Not as fast as my Medion laptop but it’s more power efficient and has a bigger screen (15.1" 1400×1050). ##Quickspecs Mobile Pentium IV 1.8GHz ALI Chipset 15.1" TFT 32MB videocard with TV-Out 512MB DDR […]Read more..
v1.00 2002/01/24 – first v1.01 2002/03/06 – latest firmware supports PFS and fixes accidental v1.02 2002/08/16 – make sure to use the scheduler in lan-lan profile pass-through of IKE packets when DMZ is used ##Situation We have a large network 10.2.0.0/16 with a FreeS/WAN Linux box on internal IP 10.2.0.1 and external (public internet) IP […]Read more..