Author: derry

  • Problem When Building Old OpenSSL Version on The New System

    Problem When Building Old OpenSSL Version on The New System

    The old OpenSSL seems to have a problem when built using a newer system. I got this problem when compiling OpenSSL 1.1.0f on my Ubuntu 22.04. For example in my case here the problem is in line 17 on Configure file and the line were like this: Some people tried changing the lines with qw/glob/ […]

  • How to Access SOM9331 Serial Console in Linux

    How to Access SOM9331 Serial Console in Linux

    I got this old hackable mini router board. It comes with OpenWRT but I can’t seem to connect this via USB Serial. It turns out that the driver is not installed. Installation is quick but there is a minor change needed in order to build the driver on a recent kernel. So will write here […]

  • How to Enable HTTPS on Your Apache Ubuntu Web Server

    How to Enable HTTPS on Your Apache Ubuntu Web Server

    I thought this is an easy task, but after searching for various ways on the internet, it is not as simple as I imagined. There are many ways to enable HTPPS on your web server depending on what server software is used, the operating system, and where the server is running. In my case, I […]

  • Now I Understand: What is Oblivious RAM?

    Now I Understand: What is Oblivious RAM?

    ORAM is the acronym of an Oblivious Random-Access Machine. The main idea is to hide the access patterns from attackers. For example, when a client tries to access data stored in the server, the server cannot gain any information about the user access pattern. Imagine data storage, where each data is inside a block, and […]

  • How to Run Linux on RISCV in Arty A7-100T FPGA

    How to Run Linux on RISCV in Arty A7-100T FPGA

    It’s been tempting for me to try running open-source software on top of open-source hardware. SiFive provides a bitstream for Arty A7 called Freedom, but it seems that the repository is dead now. The other interesting alternative to try is VexRiscv, and everyone keeps posting about Arty A7 35T while I only have the 100T […]

  • How to Cut and Download Youtube Videos using Command Line

    How to Cut and Download Youtube Videos using Command Line

    In some of my free time, I am actively using Instagram, not to show off or seeing people’s life that I don’t even care about. For me, this social media is perfect for everyday reminders for positive feeds. Usually, people choose a youtube video at the best moment, then re-post it on Instagram as a […]

  • Git Pristine: How to Pristine Clean Your Dirty Git Repository

    Git Pristine: How to Pristine Clean Your Dirty Git Repository

    I found this command useful and I love this alias! git pristine, a command that will wipe any dirt on your local git copy, any untracked files, and the cache will be removed to make it pristine clean as the remote origin.

  • Now I Understand: What is Independent and Identically Distributed (IID) Random Variable

    Now I Understand: What is Independent and Identically Distributed (IID) Random Variable

    I was working with my friend on a Random Number Generator (RNG) research paper. We need to evaluate the quality of our random bitstream result using the NIST SP800-90B entropy test.