At this special BBI coordinative meeting, the Coordinative Minister of Maritime & Invesment reminded us that the program expansion to leverage the MSME & national product should be accelerated in 2021; and the programs would include the quality improvement for the MSME & their products. Some MSMEs must be leveraged to the class of artisans, whose products will have better quality than the industry comparisons.
Telkom, with its definitive role as the architect of the platform-based digital ecosystem for MSME business will expand the digital market for the MSME, including generating and promoting a wider market demand for the MSME products & services. Some horizontal and vertical integrations have been planned to ensure the MSME economy will be part of national development strategy; and some new services could be established, including financing, certification, quality improvement, export facilities, etc.
I needed to do this, but all the tutorials that I could find are incomplete, or already outdated, such as this.
After hacking around for a while, here’s how to correctly setup OpenVPN server in a container on Proxmox:
# create special device "tun" for OpenVPN
mkdir -p /devcontainer/net
mknod /devcontainer/net/tun c 10 200
chown 100000:100000 /devcontainer/net/tun
# enable your container to use that tun device
# change 124 into your container's number : pct list
echo "lxc.mount.entry: /devcontainer/net dev/net none bind,create=dir" >> /etc/pve/lxc/124.conf
# forward OpenVPN traffic to your container's IP address
# change 10.10.60.6 to your container's IP address
iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i vmbr0 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 1194 -j DNAT --to-destination 10.10.60.6:1194
iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i vmbr0 -p udp -m udp --dport 1194 -j DNAT --to-destination 10.10.60.6:1194
iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -i vmbr1 -p tcp -m tcp --dport 53 -j DNAT --to-destination 10.10.60.6:53
# save iptables's rule
iptables-save > /etc/iptables.rules
# execute the automated OpenVPN installation script
wget git.io/vpn --no-check-certificate -O openvpn-install.sh ; chmod +x openvpn-install.sh ; ./openvpn-install.sh
# if you'd like to change the default 10.8.0.xxx IP address, do this :
# vi openvpn-install.sh
# setup NAT, so the OpenVPN clients can connect to the internet
# while connected to this OpenVPN server
iptables -I POSTROUTING -t nat -s 10.88.0.0/24 -j MASQUERADE
# save iptables's rule
iptables-save > /etc/iptables.rules
After executing the /root/scripts/openvpn-install.sh script , it will result in a file with ovpn extension
Download that to your computer / client, install OpenVPN client, and use that ovpn file as the configuration
I used to use my Android smartphone as webcam for Zoom / Skype / Google Meet / etc because my laptop’s webcam is so bad. This is possible thanks to the Droidcam app.
But sometimes there are problems, like the wifi got interference so the video would slow down or freeze for a while. And for long conference / meeting, it got my phone pretty hot because sometimes I have to charge it. And of course I can’t use my phone while it’s being used as webcam.
So I bought Logitech C920 Pro webcam, and started using it instead. In Linux it’s recognized and can bs used straight away. But you may need to tweak its image quality a bit using guvcview before being used for work.
The picture quality is not as good as my smartphone’s , because my smartphone is heavily processing the images, so it came out even with HDR quality, in real-time. But as a daily work webcam, this Logitech webcam is good enough.
Then I need to start using Green screen as well with this webcam. There’s one problem – my Green screen is not wide enough to cover the webcam’s wide angle.
With Droidcam, this is not a problem, there’s a “Zoom” feature. So I just Zoom-in, until the green screen fills the view. But since Logitech does not provide any kind of software for this webcam on Linux, I use OBS instead.
Using OBS, I can set up green screen in it, so we don’t need to use Zoom’s green screen / Virtual Background feature. And also that means all other software (Google Meet, Skype, etc) will automatically got the already green screened video from OBS.
To zoom-in in OBS, I just enlarge the webcam’s image box, until the green screen fill the view. To activate green screen, I use the Chroma key filter.
Turned out there are a few problems installing it in Ubuntu 20.04 , we’ll discuss here the workaround for those:
# Another possible solution is using Snap's version of OBS,
# which already include v4l2loopback kernel module
# & obs-v4l2sink plugin
# sudo snap install obs-studio.
# sudo modprobe v4l2loopback video_nr=10 card_label=”OBS Video Source” exclusive_caps=1
# If by any reason you can't use this Snap-based solution,
# then continue :
# download needed software for compilation
sudo apt-get update ; sudo apt-get install -y install obs-studio git cmake build-essential libobs-dev ffmpeg qtbase5-dev
cd /tmp ; mkdir myobscode ; cd myobscode
# get OBS' source code
git clone --recursive https://github.com/obsproject/obs-studio.git
# get plugin's source code
git clone https://github.com/CatxFish/obs-v4l2sink
# compile the OBS plugin
mkdir build && cd build
cmake -DLIBOBS_INCLUDE_DIR="../../obs-studio/libobs" -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr ..
sudo make install
sudo cp v4l2sink.so /usr/lib/obs-plugins/
sudo cp /usr/lib/obs-plugins/v4l2sink.so /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/obs-plugins/
# Turned out we need to compile and build v4l2loopback by ourselves - this is because the Ubuntu's version is too old
# Thanks to user jplandrain :
sudo apt-get remove v4l2loopback-dkms
git clone --branch v0.12.5 https://github.com/umlaeute/v4l2loopback.git
make && sudo make install
# make v4l2loopback automatically loaded by kernel after reboot
echo "v4l2loopback" >> /etc/modules-load.d/modules.conf
echo 'options v4l2loopback video_nr=2' >> /etc/modprobe.d/v4l2loopback.conf
echo 'options v4l2loopback card_label="VirtualCam"' >> /etc/modprobe.d/v4l2loopback.conf
echo 'options v4l2loopback exclusive_caps=1' >> /etc/modprobe.d/v4l2loopback.conf
# load the loopback module into kernel now
sudo modprobe v4l2loopback video_nr=10 card_label="OBS Video Source" exclusive_caps=1
# start OBS - now there should be a new menu :
# Tools - V4L2 Video Output
# also you'll need to tick "Autostart" option after choosing that menu