Category Archives: Linux

Nagios Raspberry Pi Zero Temperature Sensor – Part 1

So this is my first Raspberry Pi Zero project! The goal of this project is to build a low cost temperature sensor that could be used to monitor a server room for example. I have broken it down into two … Continue reading

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MariaDB on a Small VPS

So I am in the process of migrating from a CentOS 5 VPS to a CentOS 7 one. I run various services on my VPS, most of the services are light on resources. I am running MariaDB for this blog, … Continue reading

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Nagios OpenVPN User Count Plugin/Check

So this is one of my first checks I have written for Nagios in Python. I developed the script originally just to return performance data and always return a status of ‘0’ (ok). This was so I can view the … Continue reading

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Fileserver Update!

At last I have ordered the final parts for my fileserver The parts should all be hear before the end of the week and the case hopefully will be here early next week. I will do some posts on the … Continue reading

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Fileserver Update

I now have the drives for my raid 5 array! Ebuyer had an offer on Samsung F3 (1TB) for £40!!!!!! So I got 3 for a total of 2TB useable space before formating. I will be using ext3 with LVM. … Continue reading

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Plans for New Fileserver!

I have been wanting to build a low powered fileserver with a ton of storage for some time. Hopefully soon I will build the new machine with the following parts: Gigabyte GA-D510UD £68.26 (1.6 dual core atom) 2gb of DDR … Continue reading

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Linux Golden Eye Source Beta 4 Server

I have been trying to get a Linux GES Beta 4 server to work but have been getting errors as it requires a later version of GLIBCXX…… I am running CentOS 5.5 so the packages are not always that up … Continue reading

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Blog moved / Server migration!

I have decided to try out a new VPS provided DamnVPS, now call ThrustVPS. If you are seeing this post your DNS has changed over to the new server. 😀

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Teamspeak 3 Server Update

I thought I would do a little post on updating a Linux (CentOS 5) Teamspeak 3 server as I haven’t posted much on here. As Teamspeak 3 is still in the beta stages, even through it’s very stable it gets … Continue reading

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Backup system overhual

Now I have more free time after completing most of my 6th form work, I can work on my list of things that I need to do on my main server, called mars.tchubb.co.uk. For all my backups I use rdiff-backup … Continue reading

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