A couple of months ago I build a FreeNAS server after using two Drobos for a couple of years. You can read more about that in the article I replaced my Drobos with a FreeNAS server. However, now I have used FreeNAS again for a couple of months and I have some thoughts that I would like to share.
It has been a few years since I replace my trusty old FreeNAS server with two old Drobos. You can read about that in my article [I Replaced My FreeNAS Server With a Drobo. However, now it is finally…. time to replace those Drobos with a proper FreeNAS server.
Some time ago I moved my blog back to be a static site after a couple of years of using WordPress. In doing so, I needed a more convenient and robust way to publish the site than I had done with my previous static site.
For a long time, we have been using the Raspberry Pi 2 with RasPlex as a frontend for Plex server. However, the RasPlex project seems to be dead as there has not been updated since 2017.
Some time ago Microsoft announced that they are sunsetting the desktop version of OneNote 2016. Normal Support is to end in October 2020 and extended support in October 2025.
I have written a lot about my note-taking adventures on this blog. I have tried just about every note-taking application known to men… known to me at least.
The first big project I made in the shop was a door. Doing that project, it became clear that I needed a proper workbench. I was using a small workbench for kids because that was what I had.
After moving outside the city zone a couple of years ago, we no longer have access to a Fiber internet connection. So, instead of the 100/100 Megabit connection, we had before we moved we are left with an awfully slow DSL broadband connection with the depressing speed of 10/1 Megabit.
I have always wanted to offer HTTPS on my blog. However, a traditional SSL certificate just costs too much for a simple personal blog like this. However, Let’s Encrypt has changed that.