Compiling Arduino IDE from source on Ubuntu

Ubuntu and other Linux distributions have extensive package repositories, such as the Ubuntu Software Center, and/or the Synaptic Package Manager. Still, Every now and then you’ll find an obscure application or the newest stable or…

Configuring VLANS with PFsense and Cisco switches

VLANs are segmented broadcast domain networks. VLANs allow network administrators to partition their networks to minimize the amount of broadcast packets, control security, and improve the quality of service. VLANs work on the standard IEEE 802.1Q; when…

The Home Lab

What I consider a home lab? A home lab provides a virtualized environment where one can play around with various hardware and software solutions. The home lab is constantly forever-changing. So, keep checking back for…