Setting Up An OpenVPN Server on the Raspberry Pi

Setting up an OpenVPN server on a Raspberry Pi (RPi) is a great way to access a home network from a remote location.  In addition, it can be used to secure network communications when connecting to public Wi-Fi.  Since the RPi is very low-powered compared to other computers, it is ideal for keeping running all the time.  While it won’t win any performance awards, it is good enough to accomplish something like this for home users. Continue reading “Setting Up An OpenVPN Server on the Raspberry Pi”

Raspberry Pi and SSH: How-to Setup a Headless Machine (No Monitor) and Pasword-less Logins

SSH is the staple of any remote access setup.  Setting it up on the Raspberry Pi (RPi) is ideal since the device is so small.  Instead of hooking it up to a monitor, keyboard, and mouse, it is much better to simply access it remotely from another computer.  Having the ability to not type in a password will also make life much easier. Continue reading “Raspberry Pi and SSH: How-to Setup a Headless Machine (No Monitor) and Pasword-less Logins”