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Limit SD Card writes on Rasberry Pi using Ramlog

By | January 17th, 2015|Computer How-To, Tech|

A SD card has a limited amount of writes it can handle. The Raspberry Pi will write to log files a lot and reduce the lifetime of your SD Card. Update 3-2-2016: RamLog seems not to be compatible with Debian Jessie. I haven't tried it yet but I have found a blog that might offer [...]

Raspberry Pi Open Monitoring Distribution setup guide

By | January 2nd, 2015|Computer How-To, Tech, Uncategorized|

I use a setup of some Raspberry Pi's to monitor my own systems and some systems of my customers. My main goal is to be informed on system status (warnings and criticals) via one portal and preferably before my customers notice incidents on their systems. There is no need for expensive and energy consuming systems [...]

Polyes Q1 – The safest , Cool-ink 3D Pen

By | January 1st, 2015|3D Print, Gadgets, Tech|

On Kickstarter I found a nice project. The Polyes Q1 3D pen! Polyes is the first 3D printing pen with blue light and real inks. Using this pen you can draw objects in 3D space. The ink is hardened using an UV or Blue led light. They offer all kind of inks, from colored inks [...]

Ingocraft 3D Printable construction kit

By | November 25th, 2014|3D Print, iPad, Tech|

I found a nice project on, Ingocraft 3D printable construction kit and 3D modeling App. The Ingocraft construction set combines hands on making with a fun 3D modeling app, and is 3D printable for customizing your kit. I really like the approach of having an App to learn designing, an out of the box [...]

Synology DSM 5.1 upgrade and Rsync Backup

By | November 9th, 2014|Computer How-To, Tech|

After upgrading my Synology from DSM 5.0 to 5.1 I noticed that Rsync from my Macbook to the Synology didn't work anymore. Read my post on how to set Backup from Macbook to Synology using Rsync. To fix the issue was quite simple: In the Synology DSM go to the config screen, choose Backup and [...]

Create bootable USB stick

By | August 6th, 2014|Computer How-To, Tech|

I had to create an USB Bootdisk running DOS and preferably using my Mac. I found this great article explaining how to do this. It recommends two different tools of which I tried UNetbootin on the Mac and it created the bootdisk with FreeDos.    

Time Machine with Raspberry Pi

By | July 26th, 2014|Computer How-To, Gadgets, Lifehacking, Tech, Uncategorized|

Create a Time Machine backup location for you Mac OS X systems using a Raspberry Pi and an USB harddisk. Works like a charm! Setup your Raspberry Pi with Raspbian and connect the USB Harddisk. Login to your RPi and execute the following command: $ sudo fdisk -l Your disk will be one of the /dev/sd* [...]

Cobblebot 3D Printer @Kickstarter

By | July 13th, 2014|Lifehacking, Tech, Uncategorized|

If you are looking for a 3D printer, you should look at the Cobblebot 3D printer on Kickstarter. For only $ 299,- (about € 220,-) you can get a 3D printer with a print area of 15"x15"x15". It has a fixed printer bed and a large 6" LCD Display. Looking forward to receive mine by [...]

Use your smartphone as document scanner

By | December 2nd, 2013|iPad, Lifehacking|

A simple post today about using your smartphone as a (document)scanner to digitize about anything. For some reason I knew this existed, but never really looked into it. Usually I use my Canon multifunctional for duplex scanning my mail, forms, invoices and so on and store it in Evernote. Check my article about using wappwolf [...]