Category Archives: Usefully Found Stuff

How to fix a Baofeng UV-5R that stops receiving after CHIRP file is uploaded

How to fix a Baofeng UV-5R that stops receiving after CHIRP file is uploaded The Baofeng UV-5R is an extremely versatile and inexpensive dual band handheld radio, which makes it one of the most popular and biggest selling transceivers around … Continue reading

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m0n0wall 1.8.1 released

In m0n0wall 1.8.1, the base system has been switched to FreeBSD 8.4 for better support of recent hardware. Thanks to contributions by Andrew White, Lennart Grahl and Pierre Nast, there have been significant improvements, new features and bug fixes in … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 12.04 Server: GRE Tunneling

Here is an easy way to make use of IPv4 GRE tunnels in Ubuntu, or any other Debian based distro. You will need to edit /etc/network/interfaces. Here is a template with the information you will need to add: auto tun1 iface … Continue reading

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GRE between Vyatta Core & pfSense

Below i show the config for Vyatta Core and pfSense configuration details, in order to create a GRE Tunnel between two sites. Vyatta Core Configuration: vyatta@vyatta1-site1:~$ show configuration interfaces { ethernet eth0 { address 192.168.1.1/24 duplex auto hw-id 00:0c:29:00:a3:d7 smp_affinity … Continue reading

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Ubuntu 12.04 Server: Adding Vlan Tagging

Scenario We have a router/firewall with two NICs one used to connect to the Internet (WAN) and the other to connect to the local network (LAN). We would like to beef up the security aspect of our site and introduce … Continue reading

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