New Hacker Challenge Series

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Install Ubuntu Linux

Linux is a must have for the aspiring hacker. Follow the guide here to install Ubuntu Linux: Install Ubuntu Desktop

(Ubuntu is not the only Linux distribution, or even the best. It's just shared here as an easy-to-use option that we can provide tutorials for consistently. If you would like to try out other distributions, please don't hesitate at all!)

Connect to Yggdrasil Network

Now, you'll need to get onto the Yggdrasil network. For more information about the Yggdrasil network architecture, see Network Architecture. To connect your Linux machine to the Yggdrasil network, follow the guide on Yggdrasil's documentation website.

Note: Ubuntu is a Debian-based Linux distribution, which has the package manager apt already installed. The apt manual pages can be accessed on your Linux machine by entering the following command: man apt

Complete DIY Mesh Node Guide

Now, you should complete the DIY Mesh Node Guide if you haven't already. This will allow us to do the rest of the challenges in an isolated Yggdrasil environment on your home network.

SSH Basics

  • Generate a key-pair
  • Enter your pubkey into your mesh node

SSH Intermediate

  • Save mesh node yggdrasil IP in SSH config
  • Log in to mesh node with saved SSH config
  • use curl to get your IP address

SSH Advanced

  • Set a static IP and change wifi name of your mesh node