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PiGreenServer is up and running

I’ve finally finished the tests on the power supply for my @pigreencloud server based on a Raspberry PI and now, it’s up and running. I had to make some changes to my original project, in particular to the dimension of the solar panel (now I use a 50W 12v solar panel instead of the 20W [...]

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In the previous article I explained briefly my PiGreenCloud project, the hardware I had chosen and some of the calculations I had to do to build the energy system that will power the #raspeberrypi. But that was only theory, yesterday I decided to test the power consumption of my system in the real world and [...]

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I have always been fascinated by small hardware and by shared wifi networks so I decided to set up a little project to test the possibility of building a power independent system that could act as a node for a wifi network. The small piece of hardware I chose to realize the core of this [...]

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If you need to connect a Linux or a Windows to a Mac OS X 10.9 smb share, probably you have to replace the default file sharing protocol with samba through MacPorts. Steps to install and configure samba3 replacement for Apple Mac OS X Server 10.7.x SMB services. Install the latest version of XCode from [...]

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I often use the C port knocking client developed by Judd Vinet and I also took inspiration from its code to write a PHP implementation of that. I recently noticed that, sometimes and more often when I use it on 3G Internet connections, the port knocking authentication fails because (I suppose) the connects tried are [...]

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