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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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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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How to Make Network Shared Storage with a Raspberry

Do you need an easy way to share a couple of hard drives with the family across the network? Build a Dedicated Windows Share? You…

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How to Renew letsencrypt.org ssl Certificates

So, did you do the switch to https three months ago when I told you about this free service? And now you’re getting emails that…

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How to 3D print from a Raspberry Pi

Got a 3D printer? Tired of running to the printer to swap SD cards with your model files? Do you hate tying up your laptop…

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How to Monitor Your Network with Raspberry Pi

Another great feature of cacti is its support. There are so many people running cacti that if you have something that you need to monitor,…

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Bulk Add Devices to cacti

It is really a hassle to add lots of devices to cacti when setting up a new monitoring server. Even using a template to make…

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How to Configure cacti

So, you finally got cacti running on your server and you want it to monitor your network devices! No problem! Getting cacti running as a…

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How to run Minecraft on a Raspberry Pi

Got an extra raspberry laying around? Who doesn’t? Looking for a Minecraft server that has no subscription charges? This is a great way to play…

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The Best Adblocker for 2020 is PiHole

What’s the best ad blocker for 2020? pi-hole, of course! Wait, what’s pi-hole? Why is this the first time that I’m hearing of this? pihole…

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