So, here is the list of things done to set up a #raspberry pi single board computer (#SBC) in a generic way for use as a server. Continue reading “Notes (mostly) to Self: Preparing an RPi 3 B+ for service as a web server”
With a goal of improving generic security plus adding flexibility, I am trying to modify my self-hosting set up Continue reading “Parallel threading”
So there was this discussion about privacy-oriented #email providers. Which led to urls about this and that and one included this generalization:
Signal is, therefore, the best solution currently available for keeping the actual contents of messages secure. OTR is also a good option for desktop users. – Douglas Crawford
That may be true for M Crawford’s use case. But I (and most everyone I know) use e-mail to get told my purchase is shipping, receive my flight itinerary, and to verify my internet service accounts. You know, the real metadata of life which needs protection. Continue reading “Thinking about secure messaging vs. secure e-mail”
Or, perhaps, berries and beagles and boxen, oh my!
The new hardware has begun arriving. And I have figured out the issue I was experiencing with the experimental set-up. So, this weekend is the beginning of the server reno project.
So I ordered a pair of stacking cases and an RPi 3B+ last Saturday. I got a polite note that it would be a few days before things shipped. Continue reading “Unexpected delivery”
No, the servers are not having issues.
I have a new device, and trying to get it integrated into the network is… not going smoothly.
At some point it will be running. Until then, the server(s) may randomly be offline for brief periods of time.
Yes, it arrived, after I went and retrieved it. No, it is not a great machine. Yes, it will (probably) do what I wanted it for. Continue reading “Raspberry”
tl;dr: Purism has failed to follow their anti-harassment policy. Avoid their matrix channels to avoid being a target of alt-right abuse, and use public services who offer basic moderation. Continue reading “Purism’s Librem One services”
Well, a few hours ago #Purism released the final specifications of the Librem 5 smartpone. At long last. Except the post does not disclose the final dimensions for case designing. Continue reading “Librem 5 final specs released”