“Cafe babe” is a virtual network for the LOH community. Connected devices can
access and host services on the network. These could include chat servers, file
shares, small web servers, or whatever else you think would be cool. In all
honesty, the network doesn’t serve much purpose, it’s just meant to be neat.
Here’s a step-by-step guide to getting connected to the network.
wireguard-tools on your Linux or BSD machine.
- Generate keys with
wg genkey | tee privatekey | wg pubkey > publickey.
- Pick a four-digit hex number to be your ID. It must not already be taken.
- Email your public key and ID to email@example.com.
- Once approved, you will receive an email with your gateway information.
- Fill in the example configuration file given below using your assigned ID.
- Start WireGuard using
wg-quick up wg0, or your preferred method.
This example configuration file should be installed to
/etc/wireguard/wg0.conf. It is very important that this file only be readable
by root, or other users on your computer will be able to see your private key!
Never send anyone your private key for any reason.
PrivateKey = <PRIVATE KEY>
ListenPort = 51820
Address = fd00:cafe:babe:<ID>::/48
PublicKey = <GATEWAY PUBLIC KEY>
AllowedIPs = fd00:cafe:babe::/48
Endpoint = <GATEWAY ENDPOINT>:51820
If your device is behind a NAT and you plan on running services on your device,
PersistentKeepalive = 25 to the
[Peer] section of the above config file.
The address of any of the peers listed below is
|| Public key
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