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Making relationships verifiable

(This is more of a note to myself, but you might find it interesting anyway) Let's say there are two people, M and D, who supposedly are mother and daughter, i.e. they are supposedly in the relationship "is parent of". If I come across a piece of information that expresses "M.isParentOf.D", should I believe it?…

Power Consumption of Various Little Computers

Today's fun facts: Device Approx. power consumption Raspberry PI 2-3W BeagleBone Black 1-2W Wandboard Quad 2-4W Wansview Webcam 2-5W Netgear 5-port gigabit switch 4-5W Indie Box Prototype based on Atom with two drives 22W i3-based Home Server with four drives 70-80W Don't take those measurements too literally. I did not systematically try to distinguish between…

Home server step 5: deploy Shaarli via Indie Box

I've wanted to migrate off delicious for a long time. Now that I've rebuilt my home server with Indie Box, I can. And it was reeeaaaaallllly easy: First I created a server DNS alias, by adding this to /etc/hosts: 192.168.138.1   jernst.aviatis.com (aviatis.com is my home domain. And dnsmasq is picking it up right from /etc/hosts…

Home server step 4: make it an Indie Box!

Here comes the fun part. Let's make it an Indie Box! If you don't know, the Indie Box Project makes it much, much easier to install and maintain web applications on all sorts of Linux devices, from the Raspberry PI to fairly capable servers like my home server. I've been really wanting to take some…

Home server step 3: networking

After setting up hardware and installing the base OS, we can now configure networking. (In the future, I hope Indie Box Project will make this a lot easier with indie-networking.) My server has two ethernet interfaces, which, surprisingly, aren't called ethX any more, but enp3s0 and enp4s1. I guess I can live with that. The…