Archive for February, 2022

A Beginner's Guide to Installing Gentoo: Part One

This guide will walk you through setting up a base Gentoo system. It is intended for beginners who want to move to an operating system that gives them more control over what is installed. It will produce a reasonably sane Gentoo "daily driver" that will allow you to run TRB and other republican goodies. It [...]

Bitdash Crawler: Geolocation, Time Series Data Collection, and an IRC Bot

The Bitdash Crawler has been running steadily since August of last year. The first release was minimal—only the basic crawling functionality, and only collecting data returned directly by the probed nodes. This patch adds additional data collection, as well as a new IRC interface for basic status reports.
Geolocation Data
When I first looked into adding this [...]