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NordLynx: NordVPN introduces WireGuard for all apps (also Android / Windows)

If you follow the world of VPNs closely, know the VPN protocol WireGuard. It is lightweight and very fast. Maybe you are also familiar with NordLynx. This is the WireGuard implementation of NordVPN (big discounts NOW)*, which was previously only available for the Linux client. The good thing is that NordVPN also offers the slim…

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curl: send messages from the Raspberry Pi (Linux) to Kodi

Getting notifications in case of an event is not really a big deal these days. Most people have smartphones and use them to get messages. There are also several ways you can have your Raspberry Pi send a message to your smartphone. This works very well via Python (Pushover / Apprise), Slack but also email.…

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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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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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NordVPN Test 2020 — Security, Speed, Advantages — DISCOUNT!

NordVPN is a VPN provider that provides a complete package. The value for price is excellent. The VPN provider does not make any compromises in terms of security. In my opinion the VPN is also one of the best VPNs for Linux — I will explain why further down. But NordVPN (big discounts NOW)* is…

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Sense HAT and Raspberry Pi 4 (headless) do not start — the solution

A post from the category “You never stop learning”. I always like to play with my Sense HAT and it was already connected to headless Raspberry Pis. This has worked without problems so far. Now I connected the HAT to my Raspberry Pi 4 last night and it did not start. Sense HAT shines in…

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Chromecast Streaming and VPN? It works if you do that!

A VPN (Virtual Private Network) is a nice to have gadget and can be installed quite easily on Linux, Windows, Android and so on. For all these devices, various VPN providers offer so-called clients. It is a piece of software that is installed on the device and connects you to the provider’s VPN network. But…