Local linux login with yubikey u2f & google authenticator 2fa

Sup all, I have written separate articles about this before but decided to put this all together into one article cause why not. The purpose of this article is to have google 2fa & yubikey u2f at the login prompt (assuming you do not have a login manager (i don’t)). This article is gentoo heavy. … Read More

Screenshot during a deep update

So i was just monitoring a deep update and figured i should just post what it looks like. Click to enlarge Top left : sudo emerge -uDNvt @world –with-bdeps=y –changed-deps –keep-going –verbose-conflicts Bottom left : ttyload Top center : htop Top right : atop Middle {center, right} && Bottom {center, right} : ttysys

what i learned putting gentoo on my macbook pro

So before we begin this article assumes a wiped drive. So not using parallels or virtualization but a full install with no dual booting. This article is not going to go through installation. There are plenty of posts across the internet explaining that. -= Kernel .config =- At time of writing i was using gentoo-sources-4.11.3 … Read More

Command line bar graph

sup i decided to write this command line bar graph (with portions taken from here) that shows graphs based on the amount of files and extensions in a dir (recursive or non-recursive). need came about due to not wanting to grep, sort and uniq certain folders at the time for what i was doing. here … Read More

tmux run command on idle

Sup all so i finally decided to have a command run every time my terminal goes idle. after some searching, here is what i have come up with: lock-after-time && lock-command from the man pages: lock-after-time number Lock the session (like the lock-session command) after number seconds of inactivity. The default is not to lock … Read More

Secure your local login with yubikeys

hello all just returned from hacker summer camp and have acquired a couple of new yubikeys specifically the four and the four nano and have been configuring them in my gentoo install just for login. below are the steps to set this up in gentoo and pam for required authentication. this article assumes that you … Read More

multiboot selection rewrite

Whats up all, Its been a while since i have posted but whatever. Lately i have started to rewrite a chunk of the multiboot creator script located here. One of the main things that i have rewritten is the OS selection section. Here is what i wrote months ago. As you can see, it is … Read More

retropie and emulationstation

I got very bored a couple of nights ago and decided i wanted to play some classic video games, so i dug out an old rpi and installed retropie along with all the atari, nes, snes, and sega mastersystem games i could find. Here are some shots of this: the hardware: Click to enlarge. the … Read More