Auto Mount USB Drives in Raspbian

Update and upgrade the Raspbian installation. sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get upgrade Install the package necessary to automatically mount USB drives. sudo apt-get install usbmount Now plug a USB drive and issue the df command to view all volumes. My USB drive was recognized /dev/sdb and mounted as /media/usb0 by the system. df -hT […]

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Upgrade Ubuntu 14.10 to 15.04

You can view your version of Ubuntu with the following command. lsb_release -a user@ubuntu:~$ lsb_release -a No LSB modules are available. Distributor ID: Ubuntu Description: Ubuntu 14.10 Release: 14.10 Codename: utopic Update and upgrade the system. sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get upgrade If not already installed, then install the update-manager-core package from the repository. sudo […]

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Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Firmware Upgrade

EdgeOS firmware can be downloaded from the Ubiquity download page. First we need to see the installed version. admin@ubnt:~$ show version Version: v1.2.0 Build ID: 4574253 Build on: 06/26/13 12:48 Copyright: 2012-2013 Ubiquiti Networks, Inc. HW model: EdgeRouter Lite 3-Port HW S/N: ————- Uptime: 14:53:51 up 4:00, 2 users, load average: 0.00, 0.02, 0.00 I […]

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Download Test Files

While this isn’t a definitive test of available bandwidth it should help you form an idea of what an Internet link throughput is. wget -O /dev/null avoids skewed results caused by disk performance limitations. CacheFly Location: CDN wget -O /dev/null http://cachefly.cachefly.net/100mb.test SoftLayer Location: USA and Amsterdam wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.dal01.softlayer.com/downloads/test100.zip wget -O /dev/null http://speedtest.sea01.softlayer.com/downloads/test100.zip wget […]

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Automatically Mount A USB Drive In Ubuntu Server

USB drives can be easily and automatically mounted on Ubuntu Server with the help of USBmount which is available from the Ubuntu and Debian repositories. Fortunately, USBmount requires little configuration in order to work. The following was tested in Debian 7 Wheezy and Ubuntu 13.04. Installation and Configuration Make sure you run apt-get update/upgrade before […]

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502 Bad Gateway – Nginx and PHP-FPM

Nginx 502 Bad Gateway cost me more time than the actual Ubuntu + PHP-FPM + MySQL installation I was working on. In my case the 502 Bad Gateway error on my installation was the result of a parameter mismatch between /etc/ningx/sites-available/default and /etc/php5/fpm/pool.d/www.conf. In order to solve the 502 Bad Gateway problem edit the Nginx […]

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