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Pogoplug :: adding crond

So need to have crond running of my pogoplug, found a couple of useful links but all expected another part to be done! so here’s the list assuming that your usb drive had mounted at mnt_sda1 most likely if it’s … Continue reading

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configuring BusyBox httpd

So PogoPlug now has all the requirements just now need to configure the httpd in BusyBox and we’re away, well almost! If we set the httpd to run on port 80 the wonderful features of the PogoPlug go so we … Continue reading

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Answer to some questions!

get yourself connected to the Pogoplug via SSH, if you don’t know what SSH is stop now!!! ‘cd /’ run ‘flash_eraseall -j /dev/mtd3′ this erases and formats the block to jffs2 structure ‘mkdir /opt’ ‘mount /dev/mtdblock3 /opt’ ‘wget http://ipkg.nslu2-linux.org/feeds/optware/cs08q1armel/cross/stable/ipkg-opt_0.99.163-10_arm.ipk‘ current version … Continue reading

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A little bundle of possibilities….

Ok so I might be a bit slow but after wandering around and looking at various ‘lite’ web servers, I had settled with Nginx, or Lighttpd. But! after accidentally typing ‘httpd’ at the command line of my PogoPlug, I found … Continue reading

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Pogoplug cont’d

So after a bit of a play, I found you can install Arch Linux and Debian Linux on this device. Not too sure about Arch Linux, probably because I’m more at home with Debian. Like the iPhone app also like … Continue reading

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Pogo Plug v2

So I’m playing with a Pogo Plug v2, the features that it comes with as standard are great. More on this as I continue to play with this great little device. As it only uses about 6 watts and has … Continue reading

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