Increase the swapfile of your Raspberry Pi

If you're on a first generation Raspberry Pi you don't have much RAM, so it makes sense to increase the swapfile size to be able to do more with your Pi. I'll show you how! First, edit the file /etc/dphys-swapfile sudo nano /etc/dphys-swapfile Change the line: CONF_SWAPSIZE=100 To something like: [...]

By |2020-05-18T16:36:36+02:00May 18th, 2020|Tech Support|0 Comments

Linux Desktop: Enable NUMLOCK on login

This is just a quick one, as I always find it annoying to not have numlock enable automatically on Linux desktops. Overview (all distros) You will want to install the application numlockx, and then add it to your startup applications (the name and command of the entry being simply numlockx). [...]

By |2020-05-09T05:27:40+02:00May 9th, 2020|Tech Support|0 Comments

Add Tor Browser to start menu on Linux

The Tor Browser for Linux comes as compressed tarball (.tar.xz) which you extract somewhere, however it does not add itself to the start menu. I'll show you how to add it yourself! So let's say you just downloaded tor-browser-linux64-9.0.10_en-US.tar.xz and extracted the folder tor-browser_en-US somewhere (I recommend to extract it [...]

By |2020-05-06T22:05:35+02:00May 6th, 2020|Tech Support|0 Comments

Disable SSH host verification for subnet

Sometimes you have to SSH into different devices with the same IP address, for example when you flash routers with OpenWrt and want to do initial configuration. One annoyance with that is fingerprint checking, as the fingerprint will be different for every new device but the IP will stay the [...]

By |2020-05-05T18:53:05+02:00May 5th, 2020|Tech Support|0 Comments