Installing OpenBazaar-Server on an Ubuntu 14.04 VPS

User setup log in as root

create openbazaar user

give openbazaaar user sudo access

give openbazaar user a password

give openbazaar user the pubkey

Dependency Installation add third party dependencies

update Ubuntu’s lists of known software

install system updataes

install OpenBazaar Server dependencies available through apt


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OpenBazaar Server on a headless Ubuntu 12.04

OpenBazaar livenet is here, and I’m excited to get selling! I don’t have the greatest computer or internet, so I decided to run my OpenBazaar server not on my workstation, but on a dedicated computer in my basement. Here’s how to do the same on Ubuntu 12.04! User It is important to run openbazaar as […]

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Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-1950 on Ubuntu 14.04

I got one of these TV capture devices so I could watch and record TV using my compy. Out of the box, it didn’t work on Ubuntu 🙁 Ok, so here’s what I did to get it working Power the device using the wall wart plug in USB run $ dmesg in ubuntu terminal notice […]

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Bitcoin Q&A October 2015

BitCoin can turn sour in a split second, where is the tangibility…? (link) The tangibility is in the physical goods you can buy with it, or converting it to your local currency. Sites like btcjam where you can do worldwide micro loans. Many lenders chip in a small amount in bitcoin, borrowers cash out to […]

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RadioShack USB Analog Macro Controller 2603666

My brother has one of these controllers and I borrowed it to play some Super Mario 64 on my laptop using mupen64plus. The L2 button (button5) had some macro programmed into it that was pressing three buttons in rapid succession, start button, Left trigger, start button… It would bring up the menu then click something […]

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NOAA WXL86 Radio Stream

The Project Stack ICOM IC-2SAT ASUS EEE PC 701 Custom AUX cable xubuntu 12.04 pactl lame liquidsoap upstart I’ve had an ICOM portable radio sitting around for several years. It’s a hand-me-down that I received from my dad after he upgraded his portable to a Kenwood TH-K2AT (I think.) For the longest time, I’ve wanted […]

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I’m just gunna write random stuff cuz I’m feeling weird. I bought an electric longboard with a bitcoin loan. I’m into IPFS right now, I think it’ll change the web in a great way. I want to learn Golang so I can read IPFS code. Also I think it’ll be good if I use Go […]

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So this is stupid

coreOS is kind of a b-tard to get running on Vultr. The coreOS Vultr example shows this neat cloud-config bootstrapping script example, but I really didn’t want to put the YAML inside the bash like they showed. I did it this way instead, where the bootstrap script uses curl to grab the config file.


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