Digital Learning – Hardware, Software, Workflow & Lifestyle

In the last post, I shared what my fallback teaching methodology is for digital learning classes, but I focused mainly on the pedagogy and not the infrastructure or, guiding framework, underpinning those approaches. I did not talk about what types of software/hardware I use, how those help me work, and why/how I came to choose…

network monitoring with munin

This tutorial is for users of Debian who have already established a host with TLS/LAMP and want to create a Munin instance to monitor the host. If you have not yet completed that, please begin with ApacheSurvival. (As always, please refer to the Wiki post here for the latest instructions and documentation.) Okay, as long…

spfdkimdmarc

#hacking #freesoftware #gnulinux – as always check the wiki for the latest tutorial This tutorial is a bit simpler than the last one. I finally got tired of my email triggering recipients SPAM filters, and worse, I was sometimes flagged by other tech colleagues’ services because of my domains lacking these records. After a bit…

Encryption Basics

#freesoftware #debian #encryption #luks This tutorial is designed to help folks set up an encrypted partition on Debian GNU/Linux and, optionally, to mount that crypt at the time of boot. I am copying and pasting the tutorial below as of today’s date, but as always, please note that these are entries that I live update…

Apache Survival Revisited

#apachesurvival #debian #freesoftware #haackingclub #gnulinux Hey all, I extensively upgraded, reworded, and simplified apachesurvival, and put it and everything else in order so that you can proceed from setting up your LAMP stack with TLS, to creating some content management. I hope to add Django and some other tutorials to the bottom of this, including…

Nextcloud Revisited

#haacksnetworking #haackingclub #freesoftware #gnulinux #debian Well, it was March when I last created a Nextcloud instance, and there have been extensive updates since then (two major versions), and Debian Stretch, has gone from 9.4 all the way to 9.9. At any rate, I was charged with creating a new instance on a VPS, and I…

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