Fixing pacman in an outdated Arch Linux system

GPG and pacman errors are annoying So, I was trying’s IPv6 VPS. It is apparently cheap, and I wanted to host a Matrix server of some sort. It does come preinstalled with Arch Linux, which is good. That means I can get the latest software without relying Docker. However, it apparently comes with an outdated copy of Arch Linux. The kernel version is 4.19, while an up-to-date kernel should be 5....

June 12, 2021 · 2 min · bhat
cover image about connect to Raspberry Pi with USB-C cables

Ethernet Gadget: Sharing Internet to Raspberry Pi 4 via USB-C

So I was testing some code on my loyal Raspberry Pi 4, ver. 1.2. The Pi is directly connected to my router in another room. Cuz, like, Pi’s ethernet is so much more stable than its wireless. The downside is that every time the Pi had an issue, I had to run over to the other room to recover it. Let’s just say it’s not a pleasant experience. Plugging in and out the microSD card, just to find out the Pi still didn’t work....

January 3, 2021 · 3 min · bhat