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When there is summer and Scandinavia closes down it is hard to be a geek. Everybody, including me, moves out to small cottages in the forrest where 3G coverage is bad which gives low bandwidth a new meaning.    I have found one way of still doing geeky things combined with vacation. That is update […]

Background I wanted to use a 3G dongle with a twin SIM card as my Internet connection when I’m traveling. I have earlier decribed howto share the Internet connection and make it more flexible by using an OpenWRT router with USB interface as a bridge between Wlan and 3G/GPRS provided internet. Unfortunatly Tele2s support personel cannot keep track of […]

      op5 is the leading provider of monitoring software in Europe. op5 uses Open Source and their monitoring services are now available in the Cloud via City Cloud, a cloud computing service from City Network. By introducing monitoring in a new business model, customers are now able to get professional monitoring in the […]

Filled Under: english, op5

  Background After waiting for the Hummingbird release for the LaFonera 2.0G a long time and discussed with the Fon support team when 3G dongles will work, I gave up and installed OpenWRT on my LaFonera 2.0G router.   I’m sorry FON, you have a cool idea and nice routers but your unlogical approach to the users […]

Background After succesfully installed my new Linksys WRT160NL with OpenWrt, the next step is to configure it. As the summer is approaching and my need for Internet access in our summer cottage will arrise. The summer cottage is in the middle of nowhere so it would be handy to put a USB dongle and the […]

  Background After getting fedup with the bad fon support I decided to give a new wireless router a try. After browsing internet and openwrt forums I thought that a Linksys WRT160NL would fulfill my requirements: The requrements are: N 3G USB dongle Cheap  


  I have registred me to attend the open Splunk event in Stockholm. Within 24 hours I got an email telling that they do not want competitors at the event and would like to discuss the purpose of me attending. I called the Splunk representative and told him that op5 thinks Splunk is a competitor in some cases […]

Filled Under: english, op5, op5 Monitor

  I wanted to unlock my operator locked Huawei e1750 modem. After googling I found this page in swedish. The unlock code can be calculated by using the IMEI number, the unlock code is sent by using AT commands. I have succesfully tested this on e1750 and e1550. I also tried it on e220 and it did not work.

Filled Under: english, Hints, sysadmin

UPDATE 2014-07-07: op5 has released a native mobile app that are secure and uses op5 Monitor APIs. Please read more at: http://www.it-slav.net/blogs/2014/07/07/op5-releases-mobile-app-for-secure-monitoring-on-mobile-devices/     With my new and fancy HTC Desire I wanted to look at my Nagios or op5 Monitor status. I have found two apps Nagroid and NagMonDroid.  

  I wanted to use the Android SDK on my Ubuntu machine, mainly to grab screenshoots but also to play around with it.   I followed the guidelines at this guide, but it did not work. DDM just show garbage as the device and when trying to get a screenshoot it complained with: 54:42 W/ddms: […]

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