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Here is a quick step by step.

Install Ubuntu 24.04 Desktop. At the time Ubuntu Server 24.04 has issues. So run this on Desktop

Login and open a terminal
sudo su –

apt-get update

apt-get upgrade

(this should show you your NVidia GPU. These drivers work well. Keep them)

apt install curl

curl -fsSL | sh

If it errors, run it a second time. It fixes the error.
curl -fsSL | sh

ollama pull llama2

ollama run llama2

Open a new terminal
watch -n 0.5 nvidia-smi
You can see the GPU work

Back in the LLama2 terminal
ctrl +c
this will kill the session

Add Docker’s official GPG key by selecting below and pasting it into the terminal:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install ca-certificates curl
sudo install -m 0755 -d /etc/apt/keyrings
sudo curl -fsSL -o /etc/apt/keyrings/docker.asc
sudo chmod a+r /etc/apt/keyrings/docker.asc

echo \
“deb [arch=$(dpkg –print-architecture) signed-by=/etc/apt/keyrings/docker.asc] \
$(. /etc/os-release && echo “$VERSION_CODENAME”) stable” | \
sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/docker.list > /dev/null
sudo apt-get update

After the key installs:
apt-get install docker-ce docker-ce-cli docker-buildx-plugin docker-compose-plugin

docker run -d –network=host -v open-webui:/app/backend/data -e OLLAMA_BASE_URL= –name open-webui –restart always

sudo docker ps

Now open a browser and go to localhost:8080

Signup and create an account. this will be the administrator

Back in the Terminal, setup other modes:
ollama pull codegemma

ollama pull llama2:70b

ollama pull llama3:70b

ollama pull llama3

ollama pull dolphin-llama3:8b

ollama pull dolphin-llama3:8b-256k

ollama pull dolphin-llama3:70b-256k

ollama pull dolphin-llama3:70b-256k

ollama pull dolphin-llama3:70b

ollama pull llava

Now go and have fun


This is a quick guide on how to secure your Tor Onionsite from someone intercepting the keys and hijacking your domain.

Open a terminal and Type

sudo su –

Only hs_ed25519_secret_key is required for TOR to work

Copy other keys to a backup location

Do do this type:
mkdir /backup
mkdir /backup/current-tor-keys
cd /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/
cp -R ./* /backup/current-tor-keys/
rm hs_ed25519_public_key
sudo chown -R debian-tor: /var/lib/tor/hidden_service
sudo chmod -R u+rwX,og-rwx /var/lib/tor/hidden_service

Now use WinSCP and copy the keys off the server to a safe location and delete them from your /backup directory


Setting up automatic updates is critical if you want to maintain a secure environment. Make sure you have automatic backups that occur prior to the updates, so you have a rollback plan.

Here are the commands to set it up.

Open a terminal:
sudo su –
apt install unattended-upgrades
systemctl status unattended-upgrades
apt install update-notifier-common
nano /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/50unattended-upgrades

Now remove the // before each of these lines, and change the values to make them relevant for your system
Unattended-Upgrade::Mail “”;
Unattended-Upgrade::MailReport “on-change”;
Unattended-Upgrade::Remove-Unused-Kernel-Packages “true”;
Unattended-Upgrade::Remove-Unused-Kernel-Packages “true”;
Unattended-Upgrade::Remove-Unused-Dependencies “true”;
Unattended-Upgrade::Automatic-Reboot “true”;
Unattended-Upgrade::Automatic-Reboot-WithUsers “true”;
Unattended-Upgrade::Automatic-Reboot-Time “06:00”;
Unattended-Upgrade::OnlyOnACPower “true”;

Save and Exit the file

nano /etc/apt/apt.conf.d/20auto-upgrades

Now replace the contents of the file with the info below:
APT::Periodic::Update-Package-Lists “1”;
APT::Periodic::Unattended-Upgrade “1”;

Save the File and Exit

dpkg-reconfigure -plow unattended-upgrades

Reboot your system instead of running a service restart

That’s it!


It is common practice to simply type in commands into a terminal and leave the terminal with never clearing the history. The problem is, if someone accesses your system, they can see everything you have done, which can be an issue.

To check your terminal history, Open a Terminal and type:

To clear the History, simply type:
history -c

Now you can check your history again by typing:

And you can see it is clear. Do this before you log off your computer every time for good measure


Here is a simple how-to guide on setting it up in 2024

First you will want a server that has nothing on it and is not publicly available. I suggest getting a spare PC, or setting it up on a VM.

Make sure the PC/VM is on a standalone VLAN and behind a firewall so no other traffic can get to it. Open NO Ports, setup No NATs, TOR does not need them open to function properly.

First, Install Ubuntu Server 22.04 or Ubuntu Server 24.04

Then ssh into the server

sudo su –

dpkg –print-architecture

If it is either amd64, arm64 or i386, it will work, if it is not any of those structures, find a different system to run it on.

apt install apt-transport-https

lsb_release -a

What is your version of linux? It wil be listed as something like
Codename: focal
Codename: jammy
or whatever the latest flavor is

Install Apache:
apt-get update

apt install apache2

mv /var/www/html/index.html /var/www/html/index.html.orig

nano /var/www/html/index.html

Type in
Hi, You Found Me!

Save and Exit

Now Type:
cd /etc/apt/sources.list.d/

nano tor.list

paste in this:
deb     [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/tor-archive-keyring.gpg] <DISTRIBUTION> main
deb-src [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/tor-archive-keyring.gpg] <DISTRIBUTION> main

Change <DISTRIBUTION> to focal or jammy or whatever, so it looks like this:
deb [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/tor-archive-keyring.gpg] jammy main
deb-src [signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/tor-archive-keyring.gpg] jammy main

Save and Exit

Now type:
wget -qO- | gpg –dearmor | tee /usr/share/keyrings/tor-archive-keyring.gpg >/dev/null

apt update

apt install tor

nano /etc/tor/torrc

Uncomment these lines by deleting the #

HiddenServiceDir /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/
HiddenServicePort 80

Save and Exit

systemctl restart tor

systemctl restart apache2

cat /var/lib/tor/hidden_service/hostname

and your onion site will show like this:

Now you can go to a site like and browse to that onion site to ensure it is live. I would prefer if you actually used your own tor browser instead using a setup like the one I created here for Tor and Tails.

Enjoy the darkweb!


This is a quick How-To on installing Tails OS to a USB Drive, so you can use TOR on any computer, Anywhere

To start, on your computer:

Download BalenaEtcher and install it

Visit to get your copy of Tails, which was created by the makers of TOR

Download Tails, the latest version

Insert a USB into your Computer

Open BalenaEtcher

Click Flash From File

Select Tails

Select Target

Select your USB Drive

Click Flash!

Once it is done being flashed, you can put it in a computer to use

Boot/Reboot the computer

Select your USB Drive on startup

Tails will begin!

Once you are in Tails, to use TOR, click Activities in the Top Left

Select Tor Browser

Connect the circuit to the tor network.

Once connected to Tor you can test it by visiting my website:

Go to and navigate to the Contact Page

Note that UBlock Origin has found trackers on my website. It finds google analytics and whatnot. This is supposed to happen. You will see why in a minute.

There you will see a tor address. Copy that address

Open a new tab in Tor

Place the Onion address that you received from my contact page, and navigate there

You will see my darkweb page appear

Now note UBlock Origin, has NO trackers here. To use Tor and ensure your safety, only work with pages and sites that do not track you!

Happy Surfing


VirtualMin has some pesky things. Here is a simple way to revert back to the older, better way of doing things

To change from user.domain logins back to user@domain logins

Login into VirtualMin

Click System Settings

Then Server Templates

Now select the Mail for Domain template

Scroll to the bottom and change the section Format for usernames that include domain

From user.domain

to user@domain

Now you are back to normal

[SOLVED] MAUTIC ERROR: The site is currently offline due to encountering an error. If the problem persists, please contact the system administrator. System administrators, check server logs for errors

In performing an upgrade for mautic, you can run into this error. To fix it do the following

sudo su –
cd /home/user
chown -R www-data ./public-html/
systemctl restart apache2.service

Now close and reopen your browser. Nagigate back to mautic and it will be fine