background preloader

Raspberry Pi

Facebook Twitter

PiVPN: Simplest setup of OpenVPN. PiVPN, Easiest & Quickest Setup of OpenVPN – VigilCode Blog. So I really applaud the efforts and progress by the EFF for the Let’s Encrypt initiative.

PiVPN, Easiest & Quickest Setup of OpenVPN – VigilCode Blog

In this post-Snowden era I believe it is very important for users to take their privacy and security into their own hands whenever possible. Let’s Encrypt allows anyone that is running a website to easily be able to serve that site over an encrypted channel. If you aren’t a technical person you should be able to get a free cert from Let’s Encrypt using any integrations they provide. This is a great boon for those who have their own sites and blogs but what about the people at home who don’t run their own site? They use the internet and rely on the various sites to determine whether they are secure. This loops us back to a Let’s Encrypt parallel.

Curl -L | bash Yes that is it. ‘pivpn add’ – This will add clients and takes one optional parameter, ‘pivpn add nopass’ – This will add a client certificate without a password. ‘pivpn list’ – This will list the clients. Raspberry Pi VPN Notes. Raspberry Pi VPN - BBC. Eyes are everywhere online.

Raspberry Pi VPN - BBC

The websites you visit often track where you came from and watch where you head off to next. A VPN - or virtual private network - helps you browse the internet more anonymously by routing your traffic through a server that is not your point of origin. It is a bit like switching cars to shake off someone who is tailing you. There are plenty of companies offering services with varying degrees of security and varying degrees of cost, but if you are willing to roll your sleeves up and get technical with some basic coding and a £30 Raspberry Pi computer, you can build your own VPN server at home.

It won't give you the option of appearing to be from somewhere else but you can use it to connect external devices like a smartphone to browse the internet more securely through your home network, and access shared files and media on your home computer. Make no mistake, this is not a quick and easy process. Error installing OpenVPN - Files missing. Current community your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. more stack exchange communities company blog Stack Exchange Inbox Reputation and Badges sign up log in tour help Raspberry Pi Ask Question Raspberry Pi Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users and developers of hardware and software for Raspberry Pi.

Error installing OpenVPN - Files missing

Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the top Error installing OpenVPN - Files missing 4 Answers active oldest votes. Free Dynamic DNS Service. DDClient is a Perl based IP update client for *nix based systems including Linux, FreeBSD and Mac OS X.

Free Dynamic DNS Service

It supports operating as a daemon as well as optimizes updates for multiple hostnames and aliases. Installation It comes pre-installed on most distributions and we recommend that you use the installed version unless you really need the latest version. Configuring ddclient to work with I use for determining my public IP address, I use a public IP address for Plex among many other things. offers a completely free service, with no requirements to log in every 30 days, so this suits my needs perfectly.

Configuring ddclient to work with

Originally I installed an DDNS update client on my Windows box, but it suffers from flaky RAM and BSOD, so I decided to install the service on my Plex Media Server. It was a simple enough task, but I figured I should write down the step in case it can help anyone else. Fist, install ddclient on your Ubuntu box: sudo apt-get install ddclient Then configure the ddclient: sudo nano /etc/ddclient.conf The contents should be similar to the following, using your username, password, domain name obviously:

Running ddclient daemon on startup. Run ddclient.conf at Start-up. I have ddclient.conf running updating my Opendns account.

Run ddclient.conf at Start-up

My /etc/ddclient.conf looks like:# Configuration file for ddclient generated by debconf # # /etc/ddclient.conf daemon=3600 ssl=yes protocol=dyndns2 use=web, login=xxxxx password=xxxxxx xxxxMy ips tends to change my ip on a dialy basis - is it possible to add/change the above so that as well as the daemon=3600 line ddclient.conf also runs when I power up my pc? Port forwarding - Setting up Port forwarding (use existing & set up custom services) Some programs, games and hardware may require you to open specific ports on your Sky Hub.

Port forwarding - Setting up Port forwarding (use existing & set up custom services)

If the product doesn't support UPnP or you have disabled this feature, then you will need to enable the specific ports to be opened and the traffic diverted to the device that the game or program is on or the specific piece or hardware. With the Sky Hub there are a two specific pages in the GUI that you need to use. One of them is required for some custom ports so isn't always needed, the other will always be required. We trust that this guide will provide you with the basic knowledge on how to make the changes. Networking - Connect to windows share over vpn - on an Android device.