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Mutual Aid in a Fragmented Society (COVID-19 Response)

People wanting to help and people needing help want to connect but in a fragmented society it is difficult to match up goods and services with needs.

README

README from plainfuse github repo

Raspberry Pi as an Ansible Server

As a base service for bare metal infrastructure I prefer my provisioning and configuration management servers to be bare metal which can be accessed without requiring other hosts or infrastructure. For small deployments the Raspberry Pi makes a great choice because it is inexpensive, uses little electricity, takes little space, and yet has enough power for the relatively low demands placed on the server (which also makes a full x64 server overkill).

Armshorian: Available Images

Armshorian prebuilt images available on this server

Raspberry Pi as a Server

For small deployments (or home or small office use) you may find yourself in need of a 'bare metal' server, but not want or need the expense of an x64 machine. If the workload is not too demanding, a Raspberry Pi can be a good choice. The Pi has the benefit of being inexpensive, using little electricity, and taking little space.

armshorian-gen README

Fork of RPi-Distro/pi-gen for stock Debian on ARM devices (and more stock-like Raspbian)

Plone vs Hugo

I've now built sites using a variety of static generation methods, participated in wikis and other's CMS systems, and was hosting a Plone instance (dynamic CMS), so I've decided to post a comparison of the different (and similar) trials and tribulations of using open source solutions for dynamic vs static web content management.

(Almost) Modern Debian on a Craig CLP281 Netbook — V1

Around 2011 Android devices based on the WonderMedia 8xxx-series SoC (ARM v5) were being sold as netbooks. This article describes getting Debian 7 (Wheezy) running from SD card on one such: a Craig CLP281 Netbook.

Small OpenStack Deployments Considered Harmful

Not worth it for most SOHO (Small Office Home Office) / startup deployments. I'd call three storage nodes, two controllers, and five reasonably beefy compute nodes the minimum to even consider the option. Headless libvirt combined with virt-manager makes a far less complicated VM environment and it can be online much more quickly.

Fast Builds of Old Software for Armel on Linux x64 (amd64)

The cross-compilation toolchains builtin to most modern Linux distributions do not support older versions of GCC. For old kernels (and other software) that require GCC4 or lower for building, this poses a challenge. One either needs to build a cross-compilation toolchain or use virtualization. This article describes setting up a cross-compilation toolchain.

Relay Mail From Localhost Using Postfix

Due to SELinux and AppArmor, as well as other permissions issues, simple mail relays like msmtp and ssmtp are no longer viable. Therefore document how to do simple mail relaying with postfix.

Building Old Software on Armel on Linux x64 (amd64)

The cross-compilation toolchains builtin to most modern Linux distributions do not support older versions of GCC. For old kernels (and other software) that require GCC4 or lower for building, this poses a challenge. One either needs to build a cross-compilation toolchain or use virtualization. This article describes setting up a virtual ARM environment for doing armel (ARMv5) compilation using docker containers.

Yet Another Web Server HOWTO

A guide to configuring a static web server using Lighttpd on CentOS 7

Configuring an OVH VPS with CentOS 7

A guide to configuring an OVH VPS (Virtual Private Server) with CentOS 7

Search Setup

Information on configuration of search

msmtp-scripts README

README.md from msmtp-scripts project (less badges)

About The C Shore

Introduction to The C Shore (Daniel Dickinson's Web Portal)

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A listing of pages on this site.

Contact Form

Contact Site Operator Name: Subject: Contact Information: Question or Comment: If the above form does not work for you please send an email to user ‘contact’ at this domain (thecshore.com).

Guide to Layout

Guide to OldNew Mashup Layout

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