Post tagged: idea

Moving to Home Assistant

I am busy moving away from my VeraEdge installation to a Home Assistant running on a Raspberry Pi 4. This is because it looks like the maker of the VeraEdge was bought and it is slowly being phased out.

For this I am using the following parts:

nas ops cmd

This is my op script.

This is stupidly simple script to elevate priviledges in order to manage NFS shares on my QNAP NAS.

The idea is that NFS shares do squash-root so admin access is disallowed through NFS. This gives a convenient way to issue root level commands without using …

manage busyness

Former United States President Dwight Eisenhower was responsible for putting together one of the most important yet fundamentally simple to understand concepts in time management. Eisenhower's Urgent/Important Principle is a tool to help decipher what tasks need to be addressed more immediately than others. Anyone who uses the principle …

organizing notes

My Documents

DOCUMENTS

  • Project Folder
  • old
  • YYYY
  • deliverables
  • clips?
  • category folder
  • expenses? expense reports and digital receipts
  • regs - passwords, registrations, etc...
  • nice notes - thank you letters, etc.
  • Personal folder
  • info or important health account data, friends contacts, etc
  • clips
  • writing - personal writing, notes, letter, drafts,
  • taxes folder
  • logs
  • activity log …

RPMGOT

Software package download proxy

rpmgot is a simple/lightweight software package download proxy. It was designed to run on an OpenWRT router with some USB storage. So it is fully implemented as an ash script.

The basic idea has been implemented multiple times. For example refer to this article on …

Using a NAS200 as a Print server

Last weekend I had a small weekend project to move my All-In-One Printer/Scanner from my Xen host server to a spare NAS200 I had lying around. Since the NAS200 has a i486 compatible CPU, and I had been able to run a CentOS 5 distro before, I figure it …

atratus project

The other day I came across this project. Looks an interesting idea. It is a project that lets you run unmodified Linux binaries on Windows. It is more similar to WINE than to for example coLinux. While I conceptually I understand how it would work at a low level, I …

Remote Bridging

Sometimes we need to connect two or more geographically distrubuted ethernet networks to one broadcast domain. There can be two different office networks of some company which uses smb protocol partially based on broadcast network messages. Another example of such situation is computer cafes: a couple of computer cafes can …