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It’s time to ditch microSD

This video is from Jeff Geerling. Are microSD cards days numbered on Raspberry Pi 5? Raspberry Pi has a new M.2 HAT for the Pi 5, but there are many others. Which one’s best?

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Hardware Networking Privacy

How to Build Your Own Cloud

This video from NetworkChuck shows us how to deploy and run your own hyper-secure file sharing platform, by downloading FileCloud’s Community Edition. Visit https://ntck.co/filecloud and download FileCloud Community Edition as a self-hosted solution, on your Windows or Linux servers or preferred IaaS provider (AWS, Azure). (no code required) In this video, NetworkChuck will walk you through […]

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Linux Windows

How to Use Linux Mint for Windows Users

This video is from ExplainingComputers is a couple of years old and the latest Linux Mint version is 21.1. However, it is still mostly spot on and a good look at a Linux OS that will “feel like home” to Windows users looking for a new OS instead of Windows 11. Since last year, when […]

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IoT Maker Raspberry Pi

How to Hacking Your Garage Door with the Raspberry Pi Pico W

A high tech solution to not leaving the garage door open all day! Here’s the open source Raspberry Pi Pico W garage door sensor project, with instructions for how you can set up the same thing at your house: https://github.com/geerlingguy/pico-w-garage-door-sensor

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Windows

How to Install Windows 11 on Unsupported CPU & TPM 1.2

In this step-by-step tutorial by Kevin Stratvert, learn how to install Windows 11 on a PC even if your CPU is not officially supported. Officially, Windows 11 requires an Intel 8th Generation and beyond CPU. You also need TPM 2.0. If you try to upgrade with an older CPU or TPM 1.2, you’ll get an […]

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Microsoft

What is Microsoft 365?

Kevin Stratvert explains all about Microsoft 365. Microsoft 365 is a subscription plan that includes the Microsoft Office suite (which includes apps like Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), 1 TB of additional OneDrive storage and access to OneDrive Personal Vault, and 60 minutes of Skype calls per month.

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Networking Raspberry Pi

How to Build a Raspberry Pi OMV 5 NAS

ExplainingComputers explains how to build an OpenMediaVault NAS on a Raspberry Pi, including setting up a Windows share! 

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