The Raspberry Pi boot time can be pretty bad on a default install of Raspbian Lite. This article will give you some quick tips on how to improve the boot up time without sacrificing performance or convenience and some optional tips if you do not use features such as Bluetooth or Wi-Fi.
A message, “Microsoft Edge is being used for sharing. If you close Microsoft Edge, some items might not be shared.” might show up when you try to close Microsoft Edge and no matter how many times you click Close anyway, the browser window will not close. There is no complete fix for this message and no one is really sure what is causing it but there is a quick way to close the browser and then have all your current tabs reopen.
This guide will show you how to use your Ubiquiti EdgeRouter X to redirect any devices that have hard-coded DNS to your Pi-hole so that your Pi-hole can block ads and tracking on those devices.
For my Bing Rewards Auto Searcher python script I was using a word list and randomly combining words to create phrases. This worked fine but I worried that the searches would be flagged by Bing because, well, they made no sense. So I looked for a way to easily gather a list of legitimate search phrases and there is no better place to get that than Google Trends. Google is nice and provides an RSS feed of their daily search trends so I went about creating a Google Trends keyword scraper that would parse that list and create a simple text file of each keyword that ends up trending. Below is the script.
Centos 7.5 ships with the outdated Python 2.7 but the current version is 3.7. This guide will show you how to install Python 3.7 on Centos 7.5 in just a few easy steps.
This Bing Rewards auto searcher simple Python 3 script will automatically call your default browser, open Bing and then perform 30 random searches. This script has only been tested with Windows 10 but should be able to work on Linux and MacOS.
Python is a great programming language for beginners and advanced programmers. This guide will show you how to install Python 3.7 on Windows 10.
Raspbian is an operating system built specifically to be used on your Raspberry Pi. It is based off Debian and comes installed with plenty of tools to monitor and code for your Raspberry Pi. This guide will show you how easy it is to install Raspbian (or Raspbian Lite) on your Raspberry Pi without a monitor (headless).
Pi-hole is a fantastic product for your home network and allows ad blocking at the network level. My install Pi-hole article will walk you through every thing you will need to do to install Pi-hole from scratch using a low power Raspberry Pi!
Sonarr is a great program that will manage all your TV Shows so that they are automatically downloaded and added to your media server. In order to use Sonarr with IPTorrents.com however, you will need to also install Jackett. This guide will walk you through setting up both for IPTorrents. This guide uses Windows 10.