Category Archives: Fedora

Linux engineer/project coordinator

The company of a friend of mine is looking for a “Linux human” for one of their customers. Thus this blog post is a bit of a job advertisement. Anyway, it could be the perfect position for a Fedora contributor … Continue reading &r...

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Hardware Random Number Generator PRG320

/dev/urandom/ is a pseudo random number generator used by for Fedora and other linux-based operating systems. This little Python snippet will get you some data: /dev/random/ and /dev/urandom/ are the usual sources of cryptographic random numbers. The...

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Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2019

Once again, Robert and I went to Chemnitz. We don’t wanted to break with the tradition of having a Fedora Project booth at the Chemnitzer Linux Tage. Robert is representing the Fedora Project at CLT for over a decade now. … Continue read...

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Fedora Security Lab

The Fedora Security Lab was released as part of the Fedora 30 Candidate Beta cycle. Grab it, test it and report back. This time we don’t want to miss the release because of some last minute changes....

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Titan Security Key

During Nullcon I got a Titan Security Key. This device by Google is very similar to the popular Yubikeys. Unlike the first generation of Yubikeys is the Titan Security Key not generating an OTP (One-time password) but supports FIDO as … Contin...

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Fedora will be at CLT 2019

The Fedora Project will be at the Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2019. So far, Robert Scheck and I will make it happen. As we pretty much did it for the last 10 years. Again, are now looking for additional Ambassadors who … Continue reading →...

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Fedora Security Lab 30

Grab it and test it....

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Fedora Security Lab 29

For the Fedora 29 release cycle will be no Fedora Security Lab. All composes were failing after the Beta thus we are not able to ship it for 29. It’s kind of frustrating that at a beta state changes can … Continue reading →...

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Fedora IoT and Home Assistant

As announced is Fedora IoT still pretty close to Fedora Atomic but I was curious how it “looks and feels”. Ok, more “feels” than there is not much see beside the prompt. My encounters with different ARM hardware and Fedora &he...

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Troika SELMATE and Home Assistant

From time to time people ask me how to do the reverse engineering of a device to integrate it into Home Assistant. Sure, reverse engineering sounds fancy and will get you a better position in the search engine’s results but … Continue re...

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Moving to Fedora Atomic 28

Whenever you see the black circle aka bullet marking an old entry… [crayon-5dcb8db72cbf4042010554/] …then it’s time for a reboot. The upgrade of an Atomic host is very smooth. $ sudo systemctl reboot...

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Using Fedora Atomic with Home Assistant

My latest post in the Home Assistant blog is covering the installation and the setup of Home Assistant and Mosquitto on a Fedora Atomic host....

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ESPEasy for ESP32

ESPEasy is a very nice framework to get started quickly if you want to create a sensor node with an ESP8266. There are many different kind of flavors available. The development boards like NodeMCU, are cheap and easy to get. … Continue reading...

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Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2018

As usual was the Fedora Project present at the Chemnitzer Linux Tage 2018. For CLT this was kind of their 20th birthday. Instead of showing how you can use Fedora to do 3D printing, we went with two Fedora Demo stations. … Continue reading &r...

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Nullcon 2018

Nullcon is a security conference which takes place in India. For me it was the second time I attended and it was again a very nice experience. Jörg’s Audit +++ took place on Wednesday and Thursday including the option to do the OPSE certif...

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