Category Archives: DietPi

Cloudflared DNS over HTTPS (DoH) and Pi-Hole

(Using the new WordPress Editor and I am not sure I like it – in fact I hate it.  Gone back via the ‘Classic Editor’ plugin) Background I have been following Troy Hunt and Scott Hulme, 2 well known security … Continue reading

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UniFi Controller on a Pi or DietPi

Having just invested in a UniFi AP UAP-AC-Lite (it is absolutely fantastic), and refusing to spend £70 on the USB UniFi controller or wanting to use the cloud system, I needed to get the UniFi controller installed.  I didn’t expect … Continue reading

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Pi-Hole and Disabling dnsmaq

Pi-Hole no longer uses the dnsmasq DNS proxy directly. However, existing installations will still have it installed and the service will still attempt to run and fail (as it should). I was keen to get rid of it as I’m … Continue reading

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Emoncms on DietPi

Introduction I am a huge fan of DietPi – lightweight and fast, runs an a large number of SBCs. The aim here was to build a local EmonCMS server as simply as possible. Doing it even from a Rasbian Stretch … Continue reading

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Old DietPi Orange Pi Images

If, like me, you are a fan of DietPi, you may well have been irritated by recent events.  The decision to move to a completely new image that could not be upgraded to, was understandable, if unfortunate.  These things happen … Continue reading

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Adding a DietPi VM to an EXSi Host

This blog very much falls into the ‘how in the hell did I do that’ category. A bit of background.  I have had an HP MicroServer for a number of years just sitting there not doing a lot except running … Continue reading

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