So, my ongoing lockdown projects.
I was looking at sorting out my IndieWeb credentials – a little progress there with h-card and linking sites together; although I’m still being a bit lazy about making my content here and sending it elsewhere (see POSSE).
Jekyll and Hugo?
Nowehere. I think some of my problems were I got an updated site on GitHub Pages, but was managing it with GitHub Desktop.
I suspect I’d be better doing it with raw git. So, more to do!
As a break from that I decided to tackle a couple of other little projects; like a lot of people I have the odd Raspberry Pi lying about – three of them, in fact.
I now have
- a working adblocker (a pi-hole) which also handles my DHCP and coincidentally shoves every DNS query over HTTPS for the whole network
- a working media centre which plays anything I throw at it from my recently repaired NAS, which is done with OSMC [and it streams Freeview TV to every PC in the house by using a pi TV HAT]
- and finally, a working torrent box. Mostly done with this wiztime article.
For my own future reference – remember that SAMBA is started as a service
sudo systemctl start samba
Don’t call your VPN with the .ovpn attached to its name 🙂
sudo service firstname.lastname@example.org start
This means I have now run out of Pis, and have no idea of another project for one anyway.
So I may have to start looking at git again.