Category Archives: Journey to the Clouds

Picryption: TrueCrypt for the Pi

Journey to the Clouds series. 3. Encrypting an external USB drive using TrueCrypt. TrueCrypt allows full disk encryption and we are going to use it to encrypt the USB drive attached to the Raspberry Pi so you can happily carry … Continue reading

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Find Pi Everywhere: FreeDNS a free Dynamic DNS service

Journey to the Clouds series. 2. Configuring Dynamic DNS using FreeDNS. Dynamic DNS is what allows common mortals to have a domain name without paying for a static IP address. Why FreeDNS? Because it is free of charge, you only … Continue reading

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Headless Pi Mess: Installing Raspbian

Journey to the Clouds series. 1. Install Raspbian on a headless Raspberry Pi. In this post we will install Raspbian, a Debian based distro, in the Raspberry PI. Usually I’d go for Arch Linux but for this project I will … Continue reading

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Journey to the Clouds: Launching a Headless Raspbian

In these posts series we will set up ownCloud on top of a LEMP stack, that is Linux (Raspbian), Nginx, MySQL and PHP. The storage to be used will be an USB drive encrypted using TrueCrypt and we will achieve … Continue reading

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