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How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater

A couple of years ago, I purchased a Netgear WNDR4300SW from a thrift store for $5. With 128MB of flash, and 128MB of RAM it’s pretty decent. More info here: openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/n… Having an Atheros AR9344, AR9580 2.4GHz:b/g/n 5.0GHz:a/n WiFi chipset makes it a perfect candidate for Linux. The USB 2.0 port makes it possible to Read more about How to Install Linux (OpenWrt) on the Netgear WNDR4300SW (Surewest) to Use as a Hotspot (XfinityWiFi) Repeater[…]

Miracast to an Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop from Lineage OS Android 7.1.2 Nexus 5 using Miraclecast

First test to make sure your Wifi adapter is compatible with Miraclecast: github.com/albfan/miracl… wget raw.githubusercontent.co… wget raw.githubusercontent.co… chmod u+x test-hardware-capabilities.sh ./test-hardware-capabilities.sh Install miraclecast repo: launchpad.net/~thopiekar… sudo add-apt-repository ppa:thopiekar/miraclecast sudo apt-get update github.com/albfan/miracl… Steps to use it as sink shutdown wpa_supplicant and NetworkManager systemctl stop NetworkManager.service systemctl stop wpa_supplicant.service launch wifi daemon sudo miracle-wifid & launch Read more about Miracast to an Ubuntu 18.04 Desktop from Lineage OS Android 7.1.2 Nexus 5 using Miraclecast[…]

How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly

Build a chroot client The Greek Schools repository  sudo add-apt-repository –yes ppa:ts.sch.gr Grab freerdp’s key  cd /etc/ltsp sudo wget pub.freerdp.com/reposito… Option 1 – with command sudo ltsp-build-client –purge-chroot –mount-package-cache –mirror ‘http://azure.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/’ \ –apt-keys ‘/etc/ltsp/ADD6BF6D97CE5D8D.asc, /etc/apt/trusted.gpg.d/ts_sch_gr_ubuntu_ppa.gpg’ \ –extra-mirror ‘http://ppa.launchpad.net/ts.sch.gr/ppa/ubuntu bionic main, pub.freerdp.com/reposito… freerdp-nightly main’ \ –late-packages epoptes-client freerdp-nightly –prompt-rootpass \ OR, Option 2 – using my Read more about How to Build a LTSP chroot client image with the latest Greek schools PPA, and XfreeRDP Nightly[…]

Upgrading to CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1.2 on the Motorola Milestone X2 aka MX2 aka MB867 aka Daytona from Stock 2.3.6 (US Cellular)

Boot into stock 2.3.6 Enable other sources and USB debugging Connect to Ubuntu, open terminal, and run root script. extract root.zip ./rootscript Install recovery sudo adb install MOTODX2_Bootstrap_signed.apk Disconnect USB Install recovery, wait Reboot into recovery Install from SD card cm10-01272013-unofficial-mx2.zip gapps-jb-20121011-signed.zip Data and Cache wipe MX2_CM9_WIFI.zip Reboot Skip setups enable airplane mode, disable location Read more about Upgrading to CyanogenMod 10 Android 4.1.2 on the Motorola Milestone X2 aka MX2 aka MB867 aka Daytona from Stock 2.3.6 (US Cellular)[…]

100% Free, Fast WordPress Shop Howto: Google cloud, Cloudflare, Ubuntu 17.10, Apache2, Pagespeed, MariaDB, PHP7, Letsencrypt, WordPress,

  Google cloud, WordPress, Ubuntu 17.10, Apache2, , MariaDB, PHP7, Letsencrypt Pagespeed Enable Swap WordPress plugins. Varnish + plugin Cloudflare Test I started by. Setup free instance of the Google cloud Compute Engine. Ubuntu 17.10 image. Follow these instructions. Install WordPress on Ubuntu 17.04 / 17.10 with Apache2, MariaDB, PHP and Let’s Encrypt SSL With Read more about 100% Free, Fast WordPress Shop Howto: Google cloud, Cloudflare, Ubuntu 17.10, Apache2, Pagespeed, MariaDB, PHP7, Letsencrypt, WordPress,[…]

Fix for Plugable bluetooth dongle in Ubuntu Linux 17.10 / 18.10 Bluetooth Headsets mic not working

ID 0a5c:21e8 Broadcom Corp. BCM20702A0 Bluetooth 4.0 Run the commands: wget s3.amazonaws.com/plugabl… sudo mv fw-0a5c_21e8.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM20702A0-0a5c-21e8.hcd sudo cp /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM20702A0-0a5c-21e8.hcd /lib/firmware/brcm/BCM20702A1-0a5c-21e8.hcd   From: Plugable USB Bluetooth Adapter: Solving HFP/HSP and A2DP Profile Issues on Linux Tags: Amazon, Linux, Ubuntu

pfsense OpenVPN Ubuntu client bug and fix

The OpenVPN export package in pfsense does not work out of the box for Ubuntu linux clients.  The fix lies with editing the VPN configuration after importing it. You can do this with the following tool: nm-connection-editor click on the connection then click the cog: Edit the selected connection Click “Advanced” Click the “TLS Authentication” Read more about pfsense OpenVPN Ubuntu client bug and fix[…]

How to add an USB 3.0 port to your laptop for $5 (Windows or Linux)

You can get it on Amazon here. In Ubuntu 16.10 it is plug and play. It comes with both a USB power cable, and a AC wall power supply. You’ll need the wall one for power hungry devices like a USB hard drive. It comes with 2 ports, but I’m skeptical you could use them Read more about How to add an USB 3.0 port to your laptop for $5 (Windows or Linux)[…]

Am I using propriety software? How to find out.

I prefer open source software. It’s free. Here is a list of software to avoid if you want the most flexibility and economy. If you have to use it. Please consider running a M$ Windows Virtual Machine that serves it using RemoteApp. Proprietary software that does not play nicely with native Ubuntu Linux. Adobe Acrobat Read more about Am I using propriety software? How to find out.[…]