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Install a Custom CA

Why a custom certificate authority? With the several home servers that I have, a lot of them try to run self-signed SSL certificates....Read More

SarahKat's Debian Packages

List of packages to install from the start: vim (full version of vim) tmux git chromium-browser Specific to i3 config: Manually Compile: * i3-gaps * Also required: xcb-util-xrm * 3status * playerctl...Read More

Setting up SarahKat's Linux Install | i3

Setting up SarahKat’s Linux Install Installing i3-gaps Install the prerequisite software to build i3 sudo apt install libxcb1-dev libxcb-keysyms1-dev libpango1....Read More

Uptime Monitoring with Webmin

Server monitoring with Webmin Getting tired of spending cash on a monitoring solution, and having stumbled through menus to find the “System and Server Status” module, I wanted to figure out how to utilize what was available to roll my own solution....Read More

pfSense, OpenVPN Bridge, and ProxyARP

So, I’m not sure why this is the case, but without setting up ProxyARP in the pfSense virtual IP’s menu, setting up OpenVPN the way I want does not work....Read More

ssh Login Banner 2020-08-27

Why create a login banner? Give users, or strangers, a quick little message before logging into your server. To enable the login banner, we will need to edit the ssh-server’s config file, /etc/ssh/sshd_config, with a line defining where to find the file containing our banner....Read More