Month: January 2013

Building OpenWRT from Source

The router that I am building OpenWRT for is TL-WDR3500 TL-WDR3600. I will be building Attitude Adjustment, Backfire branch BASE BUILD (1) Set up build environment $ sudo apt-get install subversion build-essential libncurses5-dev zlib1g-dev gawk flex quilt git-core     $ mkdir ~/OpenWRT     $ cd OpenWRT     $ svn co svn://svn.openwrt.org/openwrt/branches/attitude_adjustment     $ Read More

Quick Guide: Remotely adding a new user on Ubuntu 12.04

In the following is a quick guide to creating a new user (we will be calling this user “username”) on a Amazon Cloud EC2 instance with Ubuntu 12.04 AMI CREATING NEW USER We will begin by adding the new user and setting the new users password $ sudo adduser This command will then take you Read More

Comparing Wireless Community Networks

As work on the Public Access WiFi Service (PAWS) continues, people regularly point us in the direction of other wide area WiFi networks. Potential we can learn a lot from these projects, from both the social and technical sides. Here I am going to try to focus on the technical details and the payment models: For Read More

Quick Guide : Amazon Cloud EC2

The following is a quick guide to setting up an virtual server on Amazon Cloud EC2: SETUP 1) Login to AWS Management Console using your Amazon account and navigate to EC2 2) In the top right hand corner, check that the location of the servers is the one that you would like to use, I will be using Ireland Read More