I wanted to tweak the way a daemon started on my system. I did that using its systemd unit file /lib/systemd/system/mydaemon.service. Everything worked fine until an upgrade remove my modification. So I was looking for a way to override the configuration without conflicting with the package-manager. I found this great paper about systemd unit files wrote by digitalocean. Basically what you have to do is create a config file on a *.
I use a custom ambilight-like on my media-center to display shinny colors on my walls. Boblightd is the daemon that connects to the ambilight appliance and opens a socket on the loopback interface of your media-center. Kodi, then has a plugin that connects to this socket and sends commands through it to the ambilight appliance. First we’ll have to install few dependencies: $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install build-essential subversion portaudio19-dev libusb-1.
Wow that’s great, it’s really coming this time ! I was very excited in the beginning of this year when I heard about the let’s Encrypt project. They aim to provide a free, easy to use and open Certificate Authority (CA). Until this Friday I was using the startssl CA, it was the only CA providing free certificates that were trusted by most browsers. Lets’Encrypt started to issue certificates using closed beta invites.
I faced an annoying problem lately with a raspberry pi somewhere into the wild. The device uses the legacy Debian network mechanism (/etc/network/interfaces) to connect to a Wlan access-point. The problem is that the WiFi connection is weak there and the connection drop few times per week. I use a call-home script to maintain a tunnel to remotely connect to the device; so when the Wlan connection dies, I can’t connect to the device remotely anymore.
Interesting links for September 2015: Tenant IPv6 Deployment in OpenStack Kilo Release [Interesting links for September 2015: Tenant IPv6 Deployment in OpenStack Kilo Release *]2