WordPress is available as a packaged application for Ubuntu. However it requires a bit of post installation configuration. The installation will install the apache2 multi-user server if no server is installed. I modified the installation to run over top of an existing site. The default installation creates directories under /var/www, which I move to /srv.
The following guide is intended to help install Windows on system in a secure manner. The steps here are intended to limit the exposure of the system to malware during installation. However, it does not guarantee that malware will not infect the system. There are many known vectors used by malware, some of which are… Continue reading Setting up Windows
Now I have replaced my old firewall with OpenWRT, I needed to enhance the configuration of dnsmasq to support the network. The old Ubunutu based firewall was already running dnsmasq, as does the DNS server on the LAN. I run a mixed network with wired and wireless clients on separate address ranges. DHCP services are… Continue reading OpenWRT and Ubuntu dnmasq setup
When I went to process my remote firewall log output from OpenWRT, I noticed that the entries were truncated. A quick check with tcpdump indicated that the syslog packets were truncated to 256 characters. As syslogd and klogd are both provided by BusyBox, I decided to replace them both. The obvious solution was to replace… Continue reading OpenWRT syslog-ng Installation