Ansible on Raspberry Pi example

# Create master ansible node
sudo apt-get install ansible
sudo apt-get install sshpass -y

# Check version if ansible
ansible --version

# Create host file and add below lines
sudo /etc/ansible/hosts

[plaatsoft]
pi1
pi4
pi5
pi9

# update hostfile (Add all ansible target clients)
sudo vi /etc/hosts
pi1 192.168.2.101
pi4 192.168.2.104
pi5 192.168.2.105
pi9 192.168.2.109

# Generate private/public ssh key
ssh-keygen -t rsa
cat /home/pi/.ssh/id_rsa.pub

# Login each target client / created authorized_keys and insert public ssh key of ansible master node
vi .ssh/authorized_keys

# Ping all clients nodes
ansible all -m ping

# expected output
pi9 | SUCCESS => {
    "changed": false,
    "ping": "pong"
}
pi5 | SUCCESS => {
    "changed": false,
    "ping": "pong"
}
pi1 | SUCCESS => {
    "changed": false,
    "ping": "pong"
}
pi4 | SUCCESS => {
    "changed": false,
    "ping": "pong"
}

# Now create first playbook

mkdir /etc/ansible/playbook
mkdir /etc/ansible/playbook/files

vi /etc/ansible/playbook/hello1.yml

---
- name: first playbook example
  hosts: pi1 pi4 pi5 pi9
  tasks:
    - name: Create a file called '/tmp/hello1.txt' with the content 'hello world'.
      copy:
        content: hello world
        dest: /tmp/hello1.txt

# Execute first playbook
ansible-playbook hello1.yml

PLAY [This is a hello-world example] ************************************************************************************************************

TASK [Gathering Facts] **************************************************************************************************************************
ok: [pi5]
ok: [pi9]
ok: [pi1]
ok: [pi4]

TASK [Create a file called '/tmp/hello.txt' with the content 'hello world'.] ********************************************************************
ok: [pi9]
ok: [pi5]
ok: [pi1]
ok: [pi4]

PLAY RECAP **************************************************************************************************************************************
pi1                        : ok=2    changed=1    unreachable=0    failed=0
pi4                        : ok=2    changed=1    unreachable=0    failed=0
pi5                        : ok=2    changed=1    unreachable=0    failed=0
pi9                        : ok=2    changed=1    unreachable=0    failed=0

# Now create second playbook

vi /etc/ansible/playbook/files/hello.txt 

ENTER SOME TEXT

vi /etc/ansible/playbook/hello2.yml

---
- name: This is a second example
  hosts: pi1 pi4 pi5 pi9
  tasks:
    - name: Create a file called '/tmp/hello.txt' with content
      copy:
        src: ./files/hello2.txt
        dest: /tmp/hello2.txt

# Execute second playbook
ansible-playbook hello2.yml

PLAY [This is a second example] *****************************************************************************************************************

TASK [Gathering Facts] **************************************************************************************************************************
ok: [pi5]
ok: [pi9]
ok: [pi1]
ok: [pi4]

TASK [Create a file called '/tmp/hello.txt' with content] ***************************************************************************************
changed: [pi9]
ok: [pi5]
changed: [pi1]
changed: [pi4]

PLAY RECAP **************************************************************************************************************************************
pi1                        : ok=2    changed=1    unreachable=0    failed=0
pi4                        : ok=2    changed=1    unreachable=0    failed=0
pi5                        : ok=2    changed=0    unreachable=0    failed=0
pi9                        : ok=2    changed=1    unreachable=0    failed=0

Maven settings.xml with Nexus entry

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<settings xmlns="http://maven.apache.org/SETTINGS/1.1.0"
xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance"
xsi:schemaLocation="http://maven.apache.org/SETTINGS/1.1.0 http://maven.apache.org/xsd/settings-1.1.0.xsd">

<mirrors>
<mirror>
<id>nexus</id>
<mirrorOf>*</mirrorOf>
<url>https://nexus.plaatsoft.nl/repository/maven-public/</url>
</mirror>
</mirrors>

<profiles>
<profile>
<id>nexus</id>
<properties>
<altSnapshotDeploymentRepository>nexus::default::https://nexus.plaatsoft.nl/repository/maven-snapshots/</altSnapshotDeploymentRepository>
<altReleaseDeploymentRepository>nexus::default::https://nexus.plaatsoft.nl/repository/maven-releases/</altReleaseDeploymentRepository>
</properties>
</profile>
</profiles>

<activeProfiles>
<activeProfile>nexus</activeProfile>
</activeProfiles>

<servers>
<server>
<id>nexus</id>
<username>XXX</username>
<password>XXX</password>
</server>
</servers>

</settings>

BassieMusic Android App 2.3

PlaatSoft has released a new version of the BassieMusic Android App in the Google Play Store.

The following changes were made:
– Added fast alphabetic scrollbar
– Fixed music sort order to be case insensitive
– Added more animations and polished the UI experience more
– Added remember last song feature
– Cleaned up the source code a lot

Click here to download the latest version.

WarQuest 7.3 (Game update!)

Today there is a new update of WarQuest online!
This is the next release of WarQuest. This release contain the following changes and bug fixes:

Game Server
– Fixed bug that prevent registering of new players
– Fixed bug that prevent players of level zero to spend skill points on attack or defence
– Make all language code files UTF-8 complaint
– Update all copyright years to right year (2020)
– Removed some weird black bars in the announcement images
– Removed obsolete store links on the login page
– Add new Google Play Store download link
– Fixed some small layout issues
– Add theme Modern (Tablet / Desktop)
– Fixed the announcements when using an ad blocker
– Fixed gravatar http image loading bug on Android
– Update all http links to https and fixed all old domain names
– Added simple JSON REST API that the renewed WarQuest Android App uses
– Add bplaat (b.b.b.) to the developers (because he made this update)

Play

Click here to enter directly the game!

PlaatService installation manual

step 1: Setup debian buster server

Set hostname
step 2: sudo vi /etc/hostname

Set hostname, domainname
step 3: sudo vi /etc/hosts

Set fix ip address and gateway ip address
step 4: sudo vi /etc/dhcpcd.conf

Install java
step 5: sudo apt-get install galternatives openjdk-8-jdk

Install mysql
step 6: sudo apt-get install mariadb-server

Create database
step 7: sudo mysql -u root
CREATE DATABASE plaatservice;
CREATE USER ‘plaatservice’@’localhost’ IDENTIFIED BY ‘plaatservice’;
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON plaatservice.* TO ‘plaatservice’@’localhost’;
FLUSH PRIVILEGES;

Deploy service
step 8: cp plaatservice.jar /home/pi

Start Service
step 9: sudo nohup java -jar plaatservice.jar