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Linux System Monitoring Dashboards

I have a Linux NAS that I use to back up various things around the house. One day, I was unable to log into it via SSH. After I attempted a manual restart, I was still unable to log in. So, I had to drag a mouse, keyboard and monitor out of the closet to determine what was wrong. Turns out I had filled the small primary filesystem while saving bad sector data for a drive…

Beaglebone Quake 3 Server

In my previous post, I introduced the hardware for my new Quake 3 server. I evaluated multiple Quake 3 projects that could be used for both the client and the server. Ultimately, I decided to use the ioquake3 open source version for both client and server. After some testing with various numbers of bot and human participants, I found the settings that I feel utilize the limited resources on the BeagleBone best. As I tested, I…

Beaglebone Black

I purchased a BeagleBone Black Rev C with the intention of turning it into a portable Quake 3 server. I also picked up a simple case and a power supply from adafruit who had everything I wanted in stock. Plus the entire process was seamless, this is how internet stores should operate. They also have an excellent blog and a library of training materials. I received my little system in a couple days and immediately began…