@nikolal Yeah I think if I was going to be using mine more often for backups, larger files etc., I would plug in an SSD, but mine is just for occasional use. For example, sharing smaller files with a few clicks instead of looking for spare USBs etc. Also, I have the LUKS container so we have the option of centralising some of the more important/sensitive docs.

I've had no issues yet. My Pi 4 runs off a 64GB SD but is only used for Pi-hole and Samba shares. It seems fine to me but I haven't done proper benchmarking or anything. I also just got a Pi Zero W with camera and have it running motionEyeOS.

All v3 onion addresses offline:

"It appears that somebody has made their own #Tor client implementation and it fetches its dir info in a very rude way. If anybody knows details of it, please do let us know."


#introductions #introduction

Hi everyone! I'm brand new to the fediverse, but really happy I finally got around to joining.

I'll describe myself as a husband & father first, but after that as a geek w/ 20y of software development behind me and at least 20 more in ahead. I live in snowy Helsinki.

I'm of course interested in FOSS, but also #degrowth , #philosophy , #climatecrisis , #smalltechnology but most importantly endlessly curious about the world and people in general. :)

Thanks. I'm familiar with Veracrypt as I use it for my own backups. But I went with a LUKS container on the Pi. I've left it unlocked on the Pi so it can be mounted easily on our devices. Works well with my Debian system but I'm yet to test my partner's Mac.

Yeah, this would just be used for easier sharing rather than proper backups. I have my own system for backups: Rclone encrypted backups to an offsite VPS and Rsync to Veracrypt containers for an SSD and SD used only for backups.

Yeah I know SDs aren't ideal. However, it won't be used much at all, so I don't think it would degrade much, at least not for a long time. I have a spare 1TB HDD which I could use for storage, but feel like that's maybe overkill as 95% would probably go unused.

My first thought was LUKS or Veracrypt (I prefer the latter), but I wonder how that would affect quick and easy mounting on our devices (my partner has little patience for anything that isn't one or two clicks)

I had ~60GB going spare on my so figured I may as well make the most of it and set up for file sharing across my LAN. I'm allowing access only from mine and my partner's IPs (which are bound to our MACs) but I'm concerned the share isn't encrypted, so anyone could just walk up to the Pi and take out the SD. Any suggestions for securing shares?

Personally I prefer encrypted rclone syncs. Would be interested to know others' methods for secure backups.

Breaking: UK judge rules against extradition of Assange to US #AssangeCase

Overall so far after approx 24 hours, with 6 devices using Pi-hole, graph.instagram. com is leading with 197 hits, courtesy of my partner who uses Facebook, Instagram etc.

My Xmas present is all set up with . Bonus points if you can guess which domains are currently top of the blocked list...

15 minutes really worth watching for all us #privacy "nerds":


Whoever says not having tapped into a single of the mentioned "traps": I don't believe you.

And well does he have a nice way to make all the points – and to show how to make it better. Brilliant. Thanks a lot for this, @techlore

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