[clug] SSL Man-in-the-Middle attack - by "Law Enforcement"?
pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Thu Mar 25 19:58:18 MDT 2010
On Fri, 26 Mar 2010, Andrew Janke wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 12:14, Alex Satrapa <grail at goldweb.com.au> wrote:
>> I'm preparing for the coming apocalypse by learning how to grow my own vegetables, in the guise of becoming a domesticated/house-broken male human.
> Does a Linux based controller for my home hydroponics setup (for
> _VEGETABLES_! I might stress) count? So far I have just used a heap
> of cheap mechanical timers to turn pumps on and off but have always
> thought this would be a great project for some arduino/controller type
> of thing.
I don't like watering things by hand, so one of the first things done when
we bought this house was to run a lot of irrigation pipe... The control
system is currently based on an old USB-connected GPIO device thingy, but
I've been considering using the nearby arduino (currently used for flow
milligan:~# crontab -l | grep VEGE
00 08 1-31/2 1-2 * /root/water.sh VEGE 15
00 08 1-31/2 3-7 * /root/water.sh VEGE 15
00 19 1-31/2 3-7 * /root/water.sh VEGE 15
00 08 1-31/2 8-10 * /root/water.sh VEGE 5
00 08 1-31/2 8-10 * /root/water.sh VEGE 15
00 08 1-31/2 11-12 * /root/water.sh VEGE 15
It's kind of embarassing, that whole spaghetti-pile up there. OTOH, it's
in place, and has worked for many years.... must... not... needlessly....
Nice. Defintely something I'll have a play with at some stage!
> I _need_ to get to a CLUG meeting and learn about these little control
> devices one day...
Meh. Buy one, play. Not an expensive toy, really :-) And there's *lots*
of easy-to-follow tutorials out there.
> Andrew Janke
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