ADRIAN’S BLOG

Ramblings of an IT geek

Resize Virtual Disks

This is as much a reference for me as it is anything else, but I needed to resize a couple of virtual disks over the weekend, and these are the pretty simple steps to do it, at least for my FreeNAS configuration.

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COVID-19

COVID-19 virus

I’d drafted a final blog relating to my FreeNAS adventures over the last few months, but it all seems a little pointless at the minute given whats going on around the world with COVID-19. Who could have even begun to imagine we’d be where we are now when I ordered the components back here.

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Happy Birthday

…too Me!  I just realised that in almost 200 blogs, I haven’t once blogged about my birthday, so this one is to wish Happy Birthday too me!

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More Raspberry Pi 4

It really is quite incredible what this tiny little computer can do, especially when compared with the very early home computers that I got the opportunity to play with when I was about the same age as my daughter. So this blog is about some more Raspberry Pi 4 things I’ve been playing with…

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Aperture

This is another one of those blogs that I started (well, I gave it a name and saved it!) a few years ago, but just never got around to it. I thought I better having blogged about it a little here, and I really do need to find myself a replacement for Apple Aperture.

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Episode V – The Apps Strike Back

I really can’t remember how long ago I drafted this blog about Apps and Linux, but the main block was in the classic format and it was supposed to follow on from this blog, so I’d say it was at least a couple of years ago! Having recently updated my MacBook Air which I blogged out here I thought it might be interesting to revisit this.

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More Whisk(e)y

I’ve not done a whisky update for a little while, and certainly missed a Christmas update, but don’t worry – I did get some more whisk(e)y for Christmas, although one was a bit of a shocker!

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Pi-hole

Pi-hole logo

I got a Raspberry Pi 4 for Christmas, although never really had in mind running Pi-hole. I’ve also been playing around with various browsers, which is what actually got me thinking about using Pi-hole. And finally, after a couple of Youtube videos I decided to give Pi-hole a spin for myself, but not on my Raspberry Pi 4, but in a Ubuntu VM on my FreeNAS server!

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