Category Archives: Seagate Dockstar

Neat stuff you can do with this cool (and did I mention cheap) little SBC

boArduino Smart Thermostat and Home Control

Finally getting closer to my goal of consolidating all my linux and avr devices down to the bare minimum, this weekend’s project was building and installing my IO board that will control my HVAC, talk to a bus of 1-Wire … Continue reading

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Email Send Script Implemented in Expect

Over the years I’ve happened upon numerous cases where I’ve needed to send emails within a shell script on one of my linux devices – most recently for my home automation machine running on a seagate dockstar. At times one … Continue reading

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Building a Kirkwood Based 802.11n Wireless Access Point on Debian Wheezy

For some time now I’ve been meaning to use one of my cheaply acquired Seagate Dockstars as a replacement for three or four of the miscellaneous OpenWrt based boards I use around my home for wireless, gateway routing (NAT), vpn … Continue reading

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Installing PlugboxLinux on the Dockstar’s NAND Flash

The guide at plugapps.com claims you need 512mb or more storage to install their custom distro PlugboxLinux. Being the minimalist I am, I wanted to attempt to install it on the onboard NAND flash without hacking up their installer. Because … Continue reading

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