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Take volumio to the limit with your raspberry pi2

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I bought a new case for my raspberry pi 2 that’s just absolutely sexy (and I love it!) and made me think of a nice high-end piece of audio hardware and that reminded me of raspyfi which has changed into… Continue Reading

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Ansible Playbook to create a minimal headless raspberry pi

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A few nice tweets on my headless pi post, and seeing as I’m on a big ansible trip for work, I figured I’d start teaching myself the workings of ansible by actually doing. (really that’s the only way.) So why… Continue Reading

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How to partition (ephemeral) instance storage on AWS at boot time

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So using larger instance sizes in Amazon Web Services provide you with local to the vm storage for a nice and fast, free local storage, the problem is it’s ephemeral storage, so if you stop and start, or launch new… Continue Reading

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Prepare your headless pi

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I’ve begun to amass a horde of raspberry pi’s (think crazy cat lady but with blinking lights, and male.) and use them almost exclusively as headless servers, meaning its all ssh over the network, I never put a screen on… Continue Reading

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How I monitor my Raspberry Pi Bitcion Miner from the CLI

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For starters, I’ve done most builds for a pi mining rig, and enjoy them all, but wanted to give 2 of them a shout. The adafruit bitcoin mining rig, was awesome, (you can see it’s corpse lounging on the right… Continue Reading

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CloudRanger goes live!

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So Dave’s finally done it, CloudRanger is in live beta! If you use any cloud services in your organization and are looking for a simple, streamlined automation process to create, backup, start/stop and so many other features, you really need… Continue Reading

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Amazon EBS Software Raid-0

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So I’ve been doing alot of NFS and MySQL servers in AWS lately and they’ve all wanted a nice and fast raid-0 array for obvious performance reasons, and the Amazon Doc on the subject is good, but not 100%. Like… Continue Reading

Psudo SSL for free the easy way.

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So I was down at my local Vape Shop and the owner was telling me he was releasing his own line of e-liquid and if I could help him build a website. No sweat! But he’s a very new shop,… Continue Reading

Debian Minecraft Server using ram disk

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In this post I take you step by step on how to create a ramdisk backed minecraft server. Continue Reading

Script to start opentracker and unreal at boot time

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So being I’m now parsing out my services after breaking down my hosting environment, I’m left with some services that I run having to be manually started every time I reboot a server. While that’s not a huge deal as… Continue Reading