Category Archives: Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Home Server v2: Meet the Raspberry Pi

Note: This post is part of a series. Each post builds on the previous ones. If you are just trying to add one thing to an existing system that was not built following this series, then I cannot promise that … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Home Server v2: Introduction

Preface to the “second edition” Back in 2014, I wrote a series of posts on creating a complete home server using a Raspberry Pi. There were plenty of articles out there on the web that covered the same individual elements, … Continue reading

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CrashPi Zero?

So I just went to my local MicroCenter, and picked up a Raspberry Pi Zero for $5. It’s pretty much everything the model “A” had, but with 512MB of memory. You could also say that it’s like a model “B” without … Continue reading

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CrashPi – An off-Site backup for the whole family

Note: Just as with the main CrashPlan article, the CrashPi is not currently operational, but I’m leaving the article here in hopes that maybe the next update to CrashPlan won’t break things quite so completely. In Part 15 of the Raspberry Pi Home … Continue reading

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Raspbian Jessie released

Raspbian “Jessie” just went official, and that means that those of you following along with my instructions are going to notice some serious changes. The first and most obvious is that Jessie boots straight to the desktop by default, and … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Home Server: Part 15b – Adding more Pis to the UPS

Note: This article is part of a series. See the Index for more information. Self-promotion: I’ve recorded this series as a screencast for Pluralsight: (http://www.pluralsight.com/courses/raspberry-pi-home-server) If you have a Pluralsight subscription, please consider watching it. Thanks! Updates: I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Home Server: Part 14, BitTorrent Sync

Article Obsolete A new version of this series has been published. Please refer to the new index for updated articles and ordering. This article is kept for historical reference, but should be considered out of date. Note: This article is part … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Home Server: Extra, SD cards gone bad

Note: This article is part of a series. See the Index for more information. Update: I’ve recorded this series as a screencast for Pluralsight: (http://www.pluralsight.com/courses/raspberry-pi-home-server) If you have a Pluralsight subscription, please consider watching it. Thanks! Sometimes bad things happen … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Home Server: Part 13, WordPress

Note: This article is part of a series. See the Index for more information. Self-promotion: I’ve recorded this series as a screencast for Pluralsight: (http://www.pluralsight.com/courses/raspberry-pi-home-server) If you have a Pluralsight subscription, please consider watching it. Thanks! Updates: I haven’t had … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Home Server: Part 12, The LAMP Stack

Note: This article is part of a series. See the Index for more information. Self-promotion: I’ve recorded this series as a screencast for Pluralsight: (http://www.pluralsight.com/courses/raspberry-pi-home-server) If you have a Pluralsight subscription, please consider watching it. Thanks! Updates: I haven’t had … Continue reading

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