Articles Raspberry Pi 4 with Pihole, Pivpn and PADD

Raspberry Pi 4 with Pihole, Pivpn and PADD

Another project during the isolation at home. I got a Raspberry Pi 4 with 2GB RAM. Nice little thing. Not as powerful as other SBCs out there but Raspberries have a huge community to support and myriad of projects. On the plus side it was the quickest to have in my hands. I used Tiendatec …

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News Vintage DIY Internet Radio/MP3 player

Vintage DIY Internet Radio/MP3 player

During the lock down  I was looking for a project. I run onto this http://www.celia-perah.com/r-series.html. I liked the design very much. Simple yet elegant. The best part is that it comes as DIY kit! What more to ask. So ordered one. (The only bad part is that the cost of transportation and taxes was equal …

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Articles Nextcloud @ Debian 10

Nextcloud @ Debian 10

On a clean Debian 10 install type the following apt-get install apache2 mariadb-server libapache2-mod-php7.2 apt-get install php7.2-gd php7.2-json php7.2-mysql php7.2-curl php7.2-mbstring apt-get install php7.2-intl php-imagick php7.2-xml php7.2-zip download the latest versnion from https://nextcloud.com/install/#instructions-server for example: wget https://download.nextcloud.com/server/releases/nextcloud-17.0.1.tar.bz2 after just decompress the file tar -xjf nextcloud-17.0.1.tar.bz2 Then copy the installation files to the root of the …

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Articles Blockchain as answer to democracy.

Blockchain as answer to democracy.

Blockchain as an answer to luck of direct democracy. Voting or e-voting is struggling because of trust or the luck of it. Blockchain could solve this since it is all about trust and transparency. Giving a tool to people able to directly affecting the decisions is the epitome of democracy. Direct democracy. Scary and exciting …

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News Web server on OrangePi Zero running Armbian

Web server on OrangePi Zero running Armbian

Part I The hardware So I have a new side project. To build a web server to run WordPress on it. What’s the excitement on that you may ask. Well I wanted to build a server with the lowest consumption possible, tiny footprint (both physical and from OS point of view). I started searching for …

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News The Cult of Done Manifesto

The Cult of Done Manifesto

There are three states of being. Not knowing, action and completion. Accept that everything is a draft. It helps to get it done. There is no editing stage. Pretending you know what you’re doing is almost the same as knowing what you are doing, so just accept that you know what you’re doing even if …

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IT solutions Fix: OneDrive Sync Issues with Office 2016

Fix: OneDrive Sync Issues with Office 2016

After upgrading to Microsoft Office 2016 some Office files cannot sync with Onedrive. Here is the solution: http://merill.net/2015/05/fix-windows-10-technical-preview-onedrive-sync-issues-with-office-2016-preview/

News Are we secure?

Are we secure?

I am an IT guy and I often get the question : ” How secure are we?”. It is the same if you ask “How blue is the sky? “