PPTP VPN Setup Guide for a Debian OpenVZ VPS

This guide is intended for those who want to set up a PPTP VPN on OpenVZ with Debian or Ubuntu on a capable provider such as BuyVM.net. Lots of time has been spent through trial and error trying to figure it out. Insight and portions of this guide have been taken from howtogeek.com.

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To verify PPP is working, run:

cat /dev/ppp

It should return this:

cat: /dev/ppp: No such device or address

Server Setup:

1. Install the pptp server package:

apt-get install pptpd

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Pentium 3 Autopsy

Here is something cool I found browsing the net:

Pentium 3

For teaching a course I needed to take a closer look at a CPU. I asked around and got my hands on an old P-III Coppermine that was about to get thrown out. I’ll start with a disclaimer: I know virtually nothing about CPUs, so if I claim something to be true, it probably isn’t.

The first challenge is to get the actual silicon processor chip off of the plastic bonding board. In the picture below, the blue thing you see is the back side of the processor chip. When the processor is finished, it is turned upside down and bonded to the green circuit board. This allows the metal pads on the silicon chip and the pads on the circuit board to join, creating a connection (this is one of those claims…). I believe that the CPU at that stage is heated up in order to melt the joints and thereby solder them together.

Click images for full-size. Especially the scanning electron microscope images below could be interesting to view in all its splendor.

Original Source: http://www.sciencystuff.com/?p=24

IPV6 Tunnel Setup Guide

This is my first attempt at editing and fixing someone else tutorial.

You will need a tunnel broker, and you can follow my guide and use Hurricane Electric. Once you have your account set up, you will need to create a regular tunnel, and all you have to do is enter in your public IP address which can be found at http://whatismyipaddress.com/.

With that set up, now you will need to get your tunnel info. Here is an example:

Server IPv4 Address: 216.218.226.238

Server IPv6 Address: 2001:480:a:40b::1/64

Client IPv4 Address: 123.456.789.101 (Your IP address here)

Client IPv6 Address: 2001:480:a:40b::2/64

Routed /64:2001:480:b:40b::/64

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