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Raspbian on Virtual Box

Raspbian on Virtual Box

I turned off my Raspberry Pi a couple of weeks ago, I was concerned about its energy draw. FFS. 😲 Also the projects I planned had stalled but like the No 11 bus, another one has come along, So I decided to install a Raspberry Pi in my virtual box instance. Here’s how …

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Ubuntu 22

Ubuntu 22

This seems a bit unstable, actually a bit unfair but they have changed how they deal with bursting swap, and firefox at least uses snap and so I may need some more tools. Here are my notes …

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Back to Ubuntu

Back to Ubuntu

I have left Elementary and returned to Ubuntu, which is on v20 now. I am tired of having Linux stuff just not work. Elementary’s distro upgrade path is a menace, there’s no RDP, cloud disks are a pain in the butt, and now I found problems with bluetooth. Here are my notes on starting up on Ubuntu again.  …

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Raspberry Pi III

Raspberry Pi III

My third attempt to build a raspberry pi, it seemed easier to start a third page than refactor the last one. Here are my notes. I turned it off in August 22, and back on in Nov 2022. …

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Scuttle and tagging

Scuttle and tagging

Having found my old delicious list, I thought I might see how useful it remains. The tags are not visible and so I would need a tool and my mind turned to Scuttle, which I have used before. As ever, here are some notes … 

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Raspberry Pi and LVM

Raspberry Pi and LVM

My NAS Box Fan has failed, I need to decide to repair or replace. One obvious answer is to use my “Pi” to serve out a pair of mirrored USB connected disks. How to do that on a PI? Here are my notes …