Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fedora on Pi – a short note

A small test drive of Berryboot Fedora on the Raspberry Pi Model 2, and finding Firefox a nice fast browser compared to the Debian / IceApe and Debian / IceWeasel ports. Continue reading

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Berryboot to USB – Not Impressed

Color me “not impressed” with Raspbian from a USB stick. To see how it might be useful, I’ve done an install. ( 4 different OSs on one stick. Arch, Debian, Puppy, and the PXE boot loader). This is the listing … Continue reading

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EMP – A Summary Starting Point

Some links and discussion of EMP risks. Continue reading

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Shrinking NOOBS on Pi

“Honey! I shrunk the NOOBS! (partitions…)” A short story about the ease and only modest difficulty of taking an older install on a 64 GB mini-SD card and moving only the parts that matter – whole and intact – onto an 8 GB card and as a much smaller than 64 GB backup copy. Continue reading

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