(Part 2/2) Creating A Home NAS and Do-it-All Linux Server on the BACE-3000

The second and final part of this post outlines specific software-related configurations that had to occur on the server-side in order to get everything set up and running. Please note that I am mostly going to emphasize on specific issues that I encountered here and refer you to the excellent DIY articles accordingly throughout this process.


Continue reading


(Part 1/2) Creating A Home NAS and Do-it-All Linux Server on the BACE-3000


This post serves as a step-by-step guide of how I configured some hardware I had on hand (and some which I purchased) and software configuration to create a low-power, all-purpose headless linux home server. I used a lot of excellent how-to-guides that exist and wanted to specifically document the hardware-specific issues that I experienced in getting my server set up and running.  Let’s begin, as always in recipe form:

Continue reading

Part 1/2: Vaccine Temperature Monitoring with the Raspberry Pi


This two-part blog post is a guide on how to implement the specific hardware and software solution used as part of a quality improvement project for a primary care clinic to monitor fridge temperatures which contain vaccines.

Part 1 of 2: Introduction, Preamble, Hardware Requirements, Software Packages/Prerequisite Readings.

Time Required: 6-12 hours
Yields: A low-cost and accurate automatic temperature logging and notification device with a web-server interface.


Continue reading

Part 1/2: Email Encryption with the Yubikey-NEO, GPG and Linux

I’d like to explain the basics of asymmetric encryption and then document my experience with setting up encryption keys with GnuPG (v2) and a Yubikey as a smart card interface to securely store secret keys using Linux.

Time Required: variable depending on your level of proficiency with Linux, GPG and Yubikey configuration tools
Yields: 1 PGP Key and 1 Yubikey-NEO with encryption and signing subkeys

Continue reading