Arno’s iptables script is very detailed and easy to configure, the following might NOT be the optimal setup to allow a VPN, but it works for me.
Continue reading Openvpn and Arno Iptables Firewall on debian wheezy
Git annex is a powerful tool to keep track of files of any dimension on multiple locations using git repositories.
I describe a simple use case on Linux: keep two folders in sync without caring for previous versions of files, or their backups (which means that deleting a file on one folder will lead, after syncing, to the file being deleted on the other folder also). Continue reading Sync folders with git-annex, manually and with v6 repositories
For those who prefer tethering to turning the smartphone into a wifi hotspot, here are the steps for the optimus L5, which is a bit quirky in that regard. Tested with AVLinux and Debian Wheezy (-> systemd allergy here, so no new distros tested, but there shouldn’t be problems)
Continue reading Tethering: LG Electronics E610 Optimus L5 on Linux
Let’s take a micro four thirds camera, a couple old m42 screw mount manual lenses, and put them though a cheap but well performing focal reducer, to see how it handles flare. Continue reading M42 to M4/3 focal reducer flare test