Building Asterisk 13 + FreePBX 13 on the SheevaPlug

Building Asterisk 13 + FreePBX 13 on the SheevaPlug

In this tutorial you can read how to configure your very own open source PBX server on a SheevaPlug.

If you just purchased a new SheevaPlug, there are steps that you need to take to make it boot from an SD card.

Setting up a new SheevaPlug for the first time is outside the scope of this article, so please refer to this site instead.

Here are all of the files that you will need to get started.  Copy them to a USB flash.  Be sure to use the 3.4.19 version of Uboot.bin which is included in the archive.  More helpful files for your Sheevaplug can be found at  This will allow you to connect to your Sheevaplug from within Windows.  First install the Sheevaplug drivers from within Device Manager.  Then install Putty and connect to your Sheevaplug at a baudrate of 115200.  Use the following commands to install Debian on your Sheevaplug: Continue reading

Securing Mythweb with Apache

Securing Mythweb with Apache

This method is slightly more efficient than the .htaccess method, but is complicated by the fact that you must restart Apache and mis-configuring the Apache configuration file will keep Apache from restarting.

Apache password file

We will start with creating an Apache password file. I put this in /etc/httpd/conf, as I back up this directory every night to one of my other systems.

htpasswd -c /etc/httpd/conf/httpd-passwords MYUSER1

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Configuring Your Gargoyle Router to Load Files From Another Machine

If you are looking to configure your Gargoyle router to load the files from another machine (remote boot), then telnet into your router and update dnsmasq.conf to read:


where ‘’ is the TFTP server host name and ‘192.168.1.xx’ is the IP address of the same TFTP server.