Finally upgrading my Raspberry Pi 3B+ from SD-Card to SSD

I have one last Pi still running on SD-Card and know it is only a matter of time before it the card gives up the ghost. This is my basement Pi, which has done service as an IR camera with Open CV, and still does duty as a Python development kick-around, and, more importantly, is my current air quality sensor for the basement.… Read the rest

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Enable Timestamp in History Command in Linux

This is something that I have often thought would be very handy to have, but was never arsed to go looking to see if it was possible. Well, I was arsed today.

You can easily see which commands you ran in the past.

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pfSense: Guide to Fix Nintendo Switch 2618-0516 Unable to Connect to others console / NAT traversal

Had to set this up in order to get online, multi-player working.

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The Bench is Complete

Santa is set to receive a new LED tomorrow.… Read the rest

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First Build in the New Shed

Last week, the power was finally connected to the shed. I’ve not talked about it in a while, but I paid to have it roofed, as I have no business being on a roof. Jenny helped me with painting the structure.… Read the rest

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The 179 Days of Deodorant

How festive! A holiday deodorant update. God, I love this blog.

Anyway, yeah, 179 days to get through my last jar of Pretty Frank Seaside Activated Charcoal deodorant. Summer and the lessening of the COVID resulted in this veritable sprint through the jar.… Read the rest

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Configuring VLANs on Proxmox- An Introductory Guide

Much easier to implement than I was expecting.
I am moving what will be my initial Mastodon server off of my main (Trusted) vlan to the IoT vlan. I need to investigate the best way to implement Proxmox in general. Should I create a Server vlan?… Read the rest

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Air quality measurement sensor with ESPhome

The original guide shows the build using the ESP8266 board. While there is nothing wrong with this build, the ESP8266 does not have built-in Bluetooth support, which is all the rage these days.

Source: Air quality measurement sensor with ESPhome

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What I Did on My Mid-Summer Vacation: Day 5

Forecast for the day is a heat advisory. If we haven’t already been under one, having one today was really bad news. I took advantage of not being able to work out in the yard to get caught up on the checking account and paying the couple of bills that were sitting on my desk.… Read the rest

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More Let’s Encrypt V3, Part B, Subparagraph G

Well, it has been three months since I last had to wrestle with Let’s Encrypt certs.

As expected, they did not auto-renew.

I issued the commands found in the previous post on this topic and noticed something.

[name@server ~]$ .acme.sh/acme.sh --issue --server letsencrypt -d www.nycnyne.net
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