New Service: Migrating from Townsquare Interactive

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So I should start off by saying this is in no way a direct bash towards Townsquare Interactive and the WordPress hosting that they offer, as I am sure in many ways it is a great option for many small businesses that are needing to get online and have an all in one package with … Read more

πŸ“ Headless Wifi setup on the Raspberry Pi

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If you are looking to have a headless Raspberry Pi setup that you can get configured 100% remotely right after you plug it in you will want to make sure it joins the proper Wifi after the first boot if you are not connecting directly to ethernet. To get started once you have an SD … Read more

βš™οΈ Install lsusb on macOS

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For anyone that is using/has used Linux you are likely already familiar with lsusb, which is missing on macOS. Well, you are in luck as there is a bash script available on Github that can be installed via Homebrew. To get it installed you need to run the following commands and it’s as easy as … Read more

Setting up Lancache on Ubuntu 20.04


With the recent upgrade to Fortnite, I saw that the bandwidth at the house was being saturated with these 17GB updates going to 3 different Playstations. With that being said I started to think there had to be a way to set up a local report, or a cache to serve all the updates/installs to save not only bandwidth but also … Read more

πŸ‹ Installing Docker on Ubuntu Server 20.04

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I was looking to set up a new server for a caching service that ran via Docker but the first step was to get Docker set up on a new Ubuntu Server install so I thought I would document the steps I took to get it installed, mainly for future reference so I don’t have … Read more

πŸ“Ά The hidden network quality tool in macOS Monterey

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Usage It seems that Apple has quietly added a new tool in macOS Monterey for measuring your device’s Internet connectivity quality. You can access this tool via the terminal on your computer. To do so you would simply type networkQuality in the terminal prompt to execute the utility. Running the networkQuality command will provide the … Read more

🐟 feeding script

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When it comes to feeding the fish in the aquarium using the Raspberry Pi I had to come up with a simple Python script to control the relay connected to the electronic feeder. Below is a simple script to activate the relay so that the feeder can fire off. The GPIO in use is Pin … Read more

🌑️ Monitoring temperature in the aquarium

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I currently have two temperature sensors set up within the aquarium, one on the left side and the other on the right both hooked to the Raspberry Pi fish feeder. The one located on the left is near the filter, while the other is near the heater. Right now they are not being logged or … Read more

πŸͺͺ Setting up SSH on a headless Raspberry Pi

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Along with setting up Wifi on your headless Raspberry Pi, you should likely set up SSH as well else the whole thing is kind of pointless since you won’t be able to connect to it even though it’s on your network. In order to enable SSH on the Raspberry Pi, you need to create the … Read more

βš™οΈ Using WP-CLI to maintain multiple sites over SSH


Not all hosts provide a simple way to update WordPress Core, Plugins, or Themes within their control panel so that leaves you logging in to each WordPress install one by one to push updates (Of course you can enable auto-updates in WordPress these days). There is another way of going about this if you like … Read more

🌐 Force all DNS traffic to Pi-hole on a USG Pro

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I was looking for a way to force all DNS queries on my network to be pushed to my Pi-Hole no matter what hardcoded DNS servers were set up on the device. After a little research, I came across a couple of blog posts that pointed me in the right direction. The main reason for … Read more