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Coronavirus — beware of malware — better make own update ticker #MonthOfMaking

Not a day goes by that I don’t get a newsletter with warnings about malware related to the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, which causes the lung disease COVID-19, but everyone should be aware of that by now. Cybercriminals are taking advantage, and that too is well known. Especially coronavirus tickers with malware are on the rise. The…

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus): Live ticker with Sense HAT #MonthOfMaking

Because of two current events this is my contribution to the Coronavirus COVID-19 and the #MonthOfMaking from the Raspberry Pi Foundation. If you can kill two birds with one stone, then you should do it, right? Since we are all doomed anyway, it’s better to publish the article as soon as possible. Soon nobody will…

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Paris Saint-Germain vs Borussia Dortmund live on free TV — it’s possible!

Most viewers all over the world can’t watch the UEFA Champions League on Free TV but the Swiss have much more luck. At least SRF still broadcasts a match on Wednesday. SRF calls it the top match, but in the round of last sixteen it’s a tough call. The other Wednesday game would be Liverpool…

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Sunrise / Sunset switch Raspberry Pi with Python

After I rediscovered my PiFace Digital, I wanted to play with it a bit. I thought that I could switch a night light with one of the relays. But I didn’t want to estimate roughly when it is dark, I wanted to orientate by the current sunrise and sunset. Of course, it doesn’t matter what…

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Bitcoin price tracker with Raspberry Pi, Sense Hat and Python

I love my Sense HAT. You can do so much with it — even build your own weather station. Now I thought about that you can also create a Bitcoin price tracker with it. Of course, it can also be used for other crypto currencies. It worked, but there were a few pitfalls. I would…

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Real Madrid vs Manchester City watch for free — it’s possible!

The Premier League should be over for Manchester City this year. Liverpool’s too far away. If Pep Guardiola’s team are looking to secure another big title this year, the only thing left is the Champions League. However, the last sixteen will be a tough one, but it promises to be a top game. The good…

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WireGuard VPN Server – Ubuntu, Raspberry Pi, Linux, Android

WireGuard will officially be included in the Linux kernel 5.6. Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa will not use the kernel upon release, but will still implement the lean VPN protocol WireGuard by default. This is great news. Up to now, however, installing the protocol in Ubuntu has been easy, as there is a so-called PPA.…

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Weather station with Raspberry Pi, Sense HAT and WeeWX — step by step

I really like my Raspberry Pi and my Sense HAT and was wondering if the open-source weather station software WeeWX would work with that setup. The software is written in Python and runs on all Linux distributions. Raspbian is based on Debian and the software can be installed very well on the official operating system…

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Six Nations Rugby 2020 Live / Public TV – watch from everywhere!

Rugby is a great game and the Six Nations start today. As usual, England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales battle for the crown. It is the first major tournament of the year and a real highlight. Last year’s reigning world champion, South Africa, is not taking part because it’s a tournament of the Northern…

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Amazon Associates Link Builder (AALB) is discontinued – please change ALL pages

A friend of mine has a problem. The WordPress plugin Amazon Associates Link Builder (AALB) will be discontinued on March 9, 2020. Amazon informs everyone in an article about the situation. You read in detail that after this date the plugin will no longer work because the Product Advertising API 4.0 (PA API 4) will…