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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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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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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CoreOS Cheat Sheet

This is a work in progress. I update this as I learn things. Things To Know cloud-config Configuration file used by coreOS to configure itself. Processed on every system boot. Unit files define your units. drop-ins can be inside unit files. Think of drop-ins as, “drop in replacement” for a key/value that is already defined […]

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Trusting the Electric Vehicle

So I want an EV. I love Tesla Motors but I’m also interested in the DIY scene. I’ve seen some really cool electric vehicle conversions on youtube. A BMW M3 (which went on to set a record on Pike’s Peak) and a VW Beetle. The Beetle was the project that really got me interested in […]

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Created on Wednesday August 28, 2013, for automatic publishing on August 28, 2014 Just cuz’ I feel like it. and because I’m waiting for apt-get to upgrade a virtualbox. I’m creating a tutorial on installing openspades on ubuntu 12.04 so I’m testing my tutorial on a phresh virtual machine. I’m having an issue on the […]

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