Author Archives: Mel Grubb

Fit and Finish

My father’s “man cave” was always covered in sawdust. He was a woodworker by nature. He had a normal day job, but I think in his ideal world he would have preferred if people had just paid him to stay … Continue reading

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The Eternal Journeyman

It seems like every “luminary” in the world of software development has chimed in on this one at some point, so why not one more, right? Sure, I’m not a famous “known name” in the software world. I’ve done some … Continue reading

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Pluralsight Course Updated

For those who have watched my¬†Pluralsight Course, it has been recently updated to include changes brought by Raspbian Stretch. I wasn’t able to completely refresh the content end to end, but the former CrashPlan module¬†has been completely replaced, and now … Continue reading

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External SSH access on the Raspberry Pi

Safely expose your Raspberry Pi’s SSH connectivity, allowing you to connect from anywhere. Continue reading

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CrashPlan is dead

It looks like Code42 isn’t interested in home users anymore, and they’ve announced that they are shifting focus to enterprise users. Even if you were backing up to your own computers, your account is still going away, and with it … Continue reading

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Upgrading from Jessie to Stretch

On Wednesday, Aug 16th 2017, a new major Raspbian OS version was released. The “Stretch” release replaced the previous “Jessie” version, and makes a number of changes that may or may not affect you. I’m editing this post as I … Continue reading

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Raspbian Stretch Released

The next major version of the Raspbian OS was released today, and I wanted to take a moment to let you know that I’ll be walking my way through the entire series again on a fresh install, as well as … Continue reading

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