Category Archives: Software

Everything related to the non-physical digital world.

autofs everything

I usually have a few SMB shares from my NAS mounted on my Raspberry Pis. However, I rarely need to actually use them and scripts only need them once a day (backup). So I figured: Why let the OS bother with keeping those mounts active all day long when there’s a better way? Cue autofs.… Read More »

SSH key suddenly in “invalid format”

My private SSH key is ancient. And thus it still was in the “old” RSA format, recognisable by the header: This never was an issue. Everything works fine. Until now. While trying out GitFinder, it just didn’t want to accept my id_rsa file and always came back with “invalid format”. I’ve also made sure to… Read More »

Flaky WiFi dongle toggle script

After moving to a new place, I had to put my ADS-B handling Raspberry Pi 2B into a cupboard far from any network connection. So I’ve plugged in a cheap USB WiFi dongle and connected it to my WiFi. However, I don’t know whether it’s the dongle or something specific to the RasPi2’s USB implementation,… Read More »

Android apps to try

Here are some Android apps and games I’ve found interesting or which were recommended somewhere for various purposes. And which I didn’t had the time/need to try them yet. Apps Games Specials / Miscellaneous