Richard Geertse

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How to Setup Raspberry Pi OwnCloud

In this project, we’re going to make a Raspberry Pi Owncloud server this can act as your very own personal cloud storage.<p>As the protection of your …

42 of the Most Useful Raspberry Pi Commands

Sometimes it’s hard to keep track of all the Raspberry Pi commands you use, so I created a list of some of the most useful and important ones that …

Linux

Using E Ink displays with a Raspberry Pi

Are you interested in using an E Ink display in your next Raspberry Pi project? Let us help you get started!Weather and new display using a Raspberry …

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If You Care About Data, Change These 15 Default Privacy Settings Right Now

Say no to defaults.<p>On the Internet, the devil's in the defaults.<p>You're not reading all those updated data policies flooding your inbox. You probably …

How to: Turn a Raspberry Pi into a VPN server

A guide to building an encrypted connection to your home network from anywhere.<p>With a VPN server plugged into your router, you can create a secure, …

24 keyboard shortcuts Mac users need to know

I’m sure most Mac users know <i>Command-C</i> means copy and<i> Command-V</i> means paste, but there’s a host of other useful shortcuts that make a Mac user’s life …

IKEA Lamp with Raspberry Pi as the Smartest Bulb in the House

We love to hack IKEA products, marvel at Raspberry Pi creations, and bask in the glow of video projection. [Nord Projects] combined these favorite …

Bite-Sized Linux: a zine collecting awesome *nix tutorial webtoons

Julia Evans's Twitter feed is a treasure trove of her Bite-Size Linux comics that explain core concepts in Unix system use and administration in …

Linux

Raspberry Pi Plex Server

If you have a backup of your digital media, it’s nice to have a convenient way to play it back. Running a dedicated media server is the usual way to do this, but a computer that’s up all the time can be pretty expensive in terms of electrical usage. Fortunately the Raspberry Pi 3 is powerful enough …

Securing DNS across all of my devices with Pi-Hole + DNS-over-HTTPS + 1.1.1.1

DNS is the protocol that makes the web work. It's how we convert easy to remember names like facebook.com into hard to remember IP addresses like …

Host your own email with projectx/os and a Raspberry Pi

There are plenty of reasons not to want to hand off the tasks of storing your data and running your services to third-party companies; privacy, …

So geht's: einen Magic Mirror selbst bauen

<b>Spieglein, Spieglein an der Wand...</b><p>Wie wird das Wetter im ganzen Land? Was für Termine stehen bei mir an und komm ich pünktlich auf der Arbeit an? …

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Deleting Facebook Won’t Protect Your Information, But Doing This Will

This week, news broke that the data analytics company Cambridge Analytica (which worked with the Trump campaign) had illegally mined data from 50 million Facebook users to spread disinformation. As a result, many internet users are decrying the platform, and the hashtag #DeleteFacebook is trending …

How to Update macOS Using a Simple Terminal Command

If you're sick of waiting for the progress bar to complete every time you reboot after a macOS software update, then you'll be pleased to learn there's another way to update your Mac that could potentially reduce your downtime.<p>The process involves a simple Terminal command, and allows you to …

A Jukebox For The 21st-Century Kit Blends Raspberry Pi, Sonos, QR Codes

When [Chris Campbell]’s children wanted to play an album in the background over dinner, switching the outputs on his family’s Sonos sound system was …

Review: The Power of TouchID in a Padlock

Apple may be moving to facial recognition, but I still like Touch ID. And if you like fingerprint identification, and wish more devices in your life supported it, check out the <b>Tapplock One ($99)</b>. I saw it at CES and had the opportunity to test it out.<p>The first thing you notice is how heavy duty, …

Netflix & Chili: lekkere gerechten voor een bingewatch-avond

Tijdens een avondje Netflix kijken op de bank wil je lekker eten dat snel klaar is.…The post Netflix & Chili: lekkere gerechten voor een …

How to Start a Smart Home

Smart ideas<p>In the last few years, the idea of a smart home has become less a lofty sci-fi idea and more an accessible reality. Speakers that control …

15 things to tweak when setting up a new MacBook

After you have jumped through the initial screens from the Mac Setup Assistant that had you log in with your Apple ID, connect to a network and so on, your work is not done. Here are 15 settings to change or at least check on your new MacBook.<p>1. Check for updates<p>Has Apple released an update to …

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Flush Wall-Mounted Raspberry Pi Touchscreen

The Raspberry Pi 7" Touchscreen is an amazing, affordable piece of tech. I decided I wanted to mount one to my wall to use for home automation. But …

Raspberry Pi

This 100-year-old poem tells you everything you need to know about why so many people struggle to learn English

Tricky pronunciation can make English one of the hardest languages in the world for foreign speakers to learn.<p>Why does "done" rhyme with "fun," for example, and why doesn't "done" rhyme with "gone"?<p>No poem illustrates the counterintuitive nature of the English language better than "The Chaos." …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Program an Arduino UNO with your Raspberry Pi

In this feature we look at to connect an Arduino UNO to a Raspberry Pi and program Arduino IDE in Raspbian. We’re using an Arduino UNO with a …

Raspberry Pi Home Automation Hub Setup

Raspberry Pi enthusiasts or those looking to learn more about home automation may be interested in this new video created by YouTube channel Byte …

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How to View Colored Man Pages in Linux

In Unix-like operating systems, a man page (in full manual page) is a documentation for a terminal-based program/too/utility (commonly known as a …

How To: Create an Evil Access Point with MitmAP

The threat of an evil access point has been around for a long time, and with the rise of open public Wi-Fi, that threat is often overshadowed by how …

Linux

How to rip and digitize your Blu-ray collection

Freed from their plastic prisons, your Blu-ray movies can follow you to any device, anywhere, while looking and sounding as pristine as ever.We've …

How to Speed Up Mail on your Mac Using Automator

If you use Apple's Mail app on your Mac, you've probably had times when the application slows down. Messages in mailboxes are slow to appear; …

Operating Systems

Create websites as easily as a PowerPoint presentation

<i>This post is presented by River SRL, maker of Sparkle.</i><p>Launching a business or personal brand means getting a bunch of ducks in a row. One of those ducks is building an attractive, useful website. And if you aren’t already skilled in building websites, that can seem as difficult as, well, building a …

A Magic Mirror Powered by AIY Projects and the Raspberry Pi

Machine Learning imprisoned behind a sheet of glass<p><i>This the first post in a series of three posts building a simple voice controlled Magic Mirror.</i> …

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