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Install Pi-hole with Docker Compose

Are you just as annoyed by all the ads when you roam the web? To put an end to this, I set up Pi-hole on my server with Docker Compose. Pi-hole is free software with the function of a tracking and ad blocker and an optional DHCP server. Pi-hole is based on a Linux system and was developed for use on microcomputers in the sense of an embedded system. This guide shows you the necessary steps so that you can enjoy an ad-free Internet....

December 11, 2022 · 4 min · Samuel Kron

Gentoo switch from no-multilib to multilib Profile

In this tutorial I will show you all the necessary steps to convert a Gentoo from a “no-multilib” system to a “multilib” system. I had a “no-multilib” Gentoo running on my server, but got into trouble somehow getting a 32-bit application to work. Unfortunately, simply changing the profile is not sufficient. Since a new installation was too complex for me, I decided on a different way, which I will explain to you here....

November 20, 2022 · 3 min · Samuel Kron

Nitrokey Pro 2 Setup on Gentoo

In this tutorial I describe all the necessary steps for setting up the Nitrokey Pro 2 on Gentoo Linux. Install Nitrokey app The Nitrokey app is used to configure the Nitrokey. This is included in Portage (as of 11/2022) and can be easily installed. emerge -a app-crypt/nitrokey-app UDEV Rules setup In order for the Nitrokey Pro 2 to be recognized correctly, a UDEV rule must be created. Creates the file “/etc/udev/rules....

November 20, 2022 · 2 min · Samuel Kron

Setup Mosquitto MQTT broker on gentoo

Mosquitto is an open source MQTT broker. The broker can then be used, to use Owntracks with Home Assistant. This tutorial describes how to set up a Mosquitto server on Gentoo. Installation At the time of writing this tutorial, Mosquitto version 2.0.15 was available in Portage. We install Mosquitto: emerge -a app-misc/mosquitto Create Mosquitto user To connect to the Mosquitto Broker you have to create a user and create a password file....

November 20, 2022 · 3 min · Samuel Kron