Raspberry Pi

TorRelay on Raspberry Pi

I have moved my Tor-Relay from my Synology NAS to a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. This was due to the reason that the TOR-Relay-package from Synology Italy works like a charm on my x86-NAS but not on my “web”-NAS (running on ARM-Processor). Configuration was fine, ports were open but starting the Tor-deamon always brought up “Bad Arguments” Errors. The package seems corrupt. I therefore set up a Pi/with Debian based Raspbian as Webserver (Apache), Torrelay, Torrent-Client (Transmission-Deamon with nice webinterface and App on F-Droid), FTP-Server, Mail-Server and Jabber-Server. I want to keep the webservices server apart from my datastorage-NAS for...

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DIY Hifi with Volumio and HifiBerry

In case you are looking for a device to play your FLACs heres the ideal solution. Its cheap, it has SUPERB audio quality and it’s fun to build it (DIY 😉 The Software is Volumio a free and cost effective network audio player which has a responsive html interface. It runs on a raspberry pi and different other plattforms (e.g. x86, Sparky and many others). You can attach a 7” Touchdisplay to it and add plugins for Spotify and others. The DAC (digital audio converter) is a HiFi Berry DAC+ Pro. It has integrated dual-domain ultra-low-jitter clocks and gold-plated RCA...

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Media Center KODI on RasPi with LibreElec

KODI (formerly known as XBMC – XBOX Media Center) has been known for a long time as a powerful and reliable media center software. It comes with a great UserInterface and lots of plugins to choose from. With LibreELEC as operating system for your Raspberry Pi its the ideal combo to watch movies, listen to music, watch photos and videos, choose from a variety of online video sources, check the weather and many more. Get rid of your AppleTV and your FireTV and start using Free Software !

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Monitoring my Web-Pi with NYX and Pi-Control

Wanting to monitor the activity on my Pi I found two interesting pieces of software on the web NYX – a Console Based graphical Monitor for your TorRelay Pi-Control – A web-based monitoring Software for your Pi Check out these two projects. I found them very helpful and easy to install. Hint: If you want to install NYX make sure you have the PIP-Framework installed “sudo apt-get install python3-pip”.

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