Month: November 2020

Posted in services

UPS NUT notes:

How to Monitor TWO UPSes with nut on a Raspberry Pi So, how do you differentiate between two of the same model UPSs on the…

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Posted in hardware

How to Use a Real Hard Drive on a Raspberry Pi

With my recent success of setting up an m.2 drive on a Raspberry Pi, I thought I’d repurpose an old 3.5″ SATA drive. I jumped…

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Posted in hardware services

How to Monitor UPS with Raspberry Pi

I’ve got a couple of LINUX servers and a Synology NAS on my Cyber Power 1350 UPS. I’d like to monitor the battery level and…

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Posted in basics hardware usb

How to Boot a Raspberry PI 4 from Thumb Drive

So, it seems things have gotten easier with the new round of Raspberries. The Raspberry Pi 4 is capable of booting directly from USB. No…

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How to Overclock a Raspberry Pi 4

Back in the day, you could use raspi-config to play with the clock speeds to overclock your Pi. Those were also the days of dire…

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How to Install Zabbix Agent with Saltstack (or by hand)

If you’re using saltstack to monitor your network, you’re going to need the zabbix agent installed on each of your hosts. You could install the…

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How to Install Zabbix on a Raspberry Pi

… or actually, a few Raspberry Pis! I’d like to install the Zabbix monitoring suite and have decided to split up the workload across 3…

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