Redirect Hard-coded DNS To Pi-hole Using EdgeRouter X

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. The Issue If you are running a Pi-hole on your network you more than likely are wanting every DNS query … Read moreRedirect Hard-coded DNS To Pi-hole Using EdgeRouter X

Create A Google Trends Keyword Scraper In Python

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.

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Bing Rewards Auto Searcher With Python 3

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. Install Python 3.7 If you haven’t already you will need to have Python … Read moreBing Rewards Auto Searcher With Python 3

Install Raspbian Headless On Raspberry Pi 3 B+

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).

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Install Pi-hole on Raspbian Lite From Scratch

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!

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How-To Setup Sonarr & Jackett With IPTorrents

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.

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Enable Recommended Software Menu in Raspbian June Update

Raspbian has just released another update that adds a really nice software management feature to the Preferences menu for your Raspberry Pi. This feature makes it much easier for you to get rid of unneeded software that takes up valuable space on your SD cards.

The problem is that just upgrading via apt-get will not enable it. Below are the steps needed to upgrade Raspbian to the latest version and also enable the new Recommended Software menu option.

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How-To Install Sendy On Nginx With Amazon SES

Sendy.co is a self hosted email marketing tool that hooks in seamlessly with Amazon SES for an incredibly cheap way to send out emails to your customers or newsletter list.

This article will go over how to install your Sendy license on an Nginx web server and integrate it with Amazon SES. This article assumes you already have a LEMP web server setup. If you do not, you may be interested in my article on setting up a Centmin Mod LEMP server.

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