A single dream is more powerful than a thousand realities.

— Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Raspberry Pi Headless Setup

I was waiting a long time to get my hands on one of these. Raspberry Pi is SBC (Single-Board Computer) with which you can do almost anything. Because of the pocket size of this full fledged computer you can use it as a web / mail / git server, cloud storage / NAS, seedbox, VPN, media center, SDR etc. and power all kinds of creative IoT projects. The beauty of the Pi lies in that it can be easily expanded with additional components such as sensors or even microcontrollers such as an Arduino.

Introduction to Links

Links, links, links everywhere. Everything is about links these days. A link is a code or instruction which connects one part of a program or an element in a list to another. In this article, we’ll talk about the links defined by the file system.

Where Robocopy Fails

Robocopy is Windows command-line tool for copying files and directories. I use it in a bash script in combination with rsync to backup an NTFS formatted external drive. Robocopy is for handling the NTFS related items such as reparse points and rsync for those with Unix properties. However, robocopy doesn’t work well when dealing with symbolic links.

Quotes

List of outstanding quotes, found in different mediums that I started since the spring of 2016. References are intentionally skipped.