Tag Archives: RaspberryPi

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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A New Toy: HP EliteDesk 800 G4 Mini PC

I just bought a thing.

It has been a refresher lesson in Intel CPUs for me, as well as a revisitation of what my financial pain threshold is. Even this ($288) is a bit above what I wanted to comfortably pay, as I need to drop more RAM into it.… Read the rest

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Modernizing My Temperature and Humidity Sensor

My basement temperature and humidity sensor has been up and running for 2.5 years now with hardly a hiccup at all. But, it is time for an upgrade.

I’ve made some tweaks to the page over the years, but I ‘ve grown less and less happy with the matplotlib implementation.… Read the rest

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Beginning of the End? NTP Server Migration

A few weeks back, we had an unexpected power-outage at the house. As the Raspberry Pi does not natively have a real-time clock built into it, this plays havoc on the network. Somehow, NTP and DNS are linked in this space.… Read the rest

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Pi4 NAS

I just bought a 4GB Pi4B kit!
I went with a Labists kit this time, rather than the standard CanaKit. I recently discovered that I had “earned” a $50 Amazon gift card on one of the HR sites at work, so that came in wicked handy.… Read the rest

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Running Plex on an Atomic Pi: a follow-up

I was thinking about a post to tell you about how the new Atomic Pi Plex server was working out. Splendidly, thanks for asking. But we did have an issue this evening that I was afraid would eventually pop up.

The Atomic Pi has been entirely stable.… Read the rest

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How to Connect to SMB Shares from iPhone & iPad with Files App

Have you ever wished you could connect to an SMB share from an iPhone or iPad? If you work with file servers, be it for work or pleasure, you’ll be excited to learn that connecting to SMB sha…

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I can access the SMB/CIFS/SAMBA shares on the iPhone via Files, but they all marked as read-only.… Read the rest

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Raspy Pi Cam and VLC Streaming 

A basic setup and run blog post on the process.Read the rest

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Weather Station

So, out of the blue, my father emails me asking if Calin might enjoy a weather station. I figured he had an unused one that he found while cleaning out the house. I am fairly certain I have seen an unused weather station in that house before.… Read the rest

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Install Unifi Controller on Raspberry Pi in 5 Min [Step-By-Step]

Quick and easy guide to install the Unifi Controller on a Raspberry Pi. Get it up and running in 5 minutes. – Updated April 2019 –

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UniPi?
Ramping things up for the great migration from Verizon FiOS.… Read the rest

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