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How to Install Docker and Portainer on a Raspberry Pi!

Today we are going to look at how to install Docker and Portainer on a Raspberry Pi.https://youtu.be/YjszoDGsqfoThis process is very simple, but we will be using Portainer in future tutorials to setup different docker containers, so this will be the first thing we are going to look at. The Raspberry Pi 4 is pretty powerful for being as small as it is. Combine that with the fact that there are a ton of great docker…

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How to Connect a Raspberry Pi to a WireGuard VPN Server!

In this tutorial, we will look at how to connect a Raspberry Pi to a WireGuard VPN Server.https://youtu.be/QJiC-_EwCNMI use Raspberry Pi devices for various different things with some of them being used off-site. Something that runs constantly is the Raspberry Pi I use to backup my Synology NAS off-site. I’ve always used OpenVPN for this, but after setting up and configuring WireGuard, I was interested in using WireGuard as my VPN protocol for my off-site…

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How to Setup a WireGuard VPN on a Raspberry Pi!

In this tutorial, we will look at how to install the VPN WireGuard on a Raspberry Pi. https://youtu.be/DUpIOSbbvKk WireGuard is awesome! Up until WireGuard, the gold standard for VPN’s has been OpenVPN, which is still a great VPN option. However, WireGuard is a faster alternative that’s somewhat easier to implement. It also has the benefit of being a lot simpler than OpenVPN, which doesn’t seem important, but it is. Ultimately, more complex systems have more…

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How to Setup DuckDNS on a Raspberry Pi!

Today we are going to look at how to setup DuckDNS on a Raspberry Pi.https://youtu.be/s-66gmIHoyEDDNS is a way to automatically update a name server (in this case, DuckDNS) in real-time with your external IP address. There are many reasons why you might need a DDNS hostname, with one of the most common being creating a VPN Server. In this tutorial, we will run through the commands to setup DDNS on a Raspberry Pi. Instructions -…

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Backup a Synology NAS to a Raspberry Pi using Hyper Backup: On-site or Off-site!

This tutorial we will look at how to backup a Synology NAS to a Raspberry Pi using Hyper Backup.https://youtu.be/ugMFtwcqgGIWe will first setup an Rsync server on a Raspberry Pi so that it can be used with Synology's Hyper Backup. After completing this, you will be able to use your Raspberry Pi as an on-site or off-site backup destination. There are two sections that will guide you through the process of setting up the server. The…

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Pi-hole Raspberry Pi Setup Tutorial!

These instructions will explain how to install Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi. https://youtu.be/a86D9AbOTbU How to Install Pi-hole on a Raspberry Pi - Instructions I have this configured on a Raspberry Pi Zero W and it runs perfectly!Before we get started, ensure that you can SSH into your Raspberry Pi with a valid Raspberry Pi operating system. If you aren’t sure how, please follow these instructions. There are two main ways to install Pi-hole: an automated installer or…

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How to Setup a Raspberry Pi Zero without a Monitor, Keyboard or Mouse!

The instructions below show you how to setup a Raspberry Pi “headless”, which is a fancy way of saying without a monitor, keyboard, or mouse. There are also detailed instructions on how to configure a Wi-Fi connection for internet access!https://youtu.be/xCBXL2BA5CQ How to Setup a Raspberry Pi without a Monitor, Keyboard, or Mouse - Instructions 1. Navigate to the Raspberry Pi website and download the Raspberry Pi Imager.2. After the download finishes, launch the Raspberry Pi Imager application…

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