New image Dreambox / Configuring Enigma2

This guide will explain you how to update the firmware/image of the Dreambox (7025+). Most steps in this article also applies to any other DVB satellite/terrestrial television receiver running Enigma2 like the VU Plus (VU+) devices. Read in this case instead of Dreambox, the name of your favorite receiver. However, this article is assuming you… Continue reading New image Dreambox / Configuring Enigma2

Raspberry Pi: Raspbian – Modify image

In this post you will learn how to make some (tiny) changes in the Raspbian SD card image before writing it on the micro SD card. Assumptions You downloaded a Raspbian image (i.e. 2015-11-21-raspbian-jessie.img) You are using a computer running Ubuntu (or other linux distribution) Mount Raspbian partition You need to mount the Raspbian partition… Continue reading Raspberry Pi: Raspbian – Modify image

Connecting to remote SSH-server from within company firewalled network

Problem 1: Often company firewalls/web proxies only allow outgoing traffic to HTTP and HTTPS ports, but you also would like to connect to a remote SSH-server. A trick is to start the remote SSH-server at the port which is normally reserved for HTTPS-traffic. Most of the time it is in this way possible to connect… Continue reading Connecting to remote SSH-server from within company firewalled network