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  • Jun 14, 2022 Thin Client with Rpi4
    Setting up Proxmox # Thin Client with Rpi4 # primary goal is to have remote development Setting up Display Manager on Rpi4 # no previous Display Manager installed # Install general xserver sudo apt-get install xserver-xorg sudo apt-get install xinit # Install LightDM packages sudo apt-get install lxde-core lxterminal lxappearance # remove some unnecessary stuff sudo apt-get purge xscreensaver Run the backup of the autostart script for LXDE #Backup old system autostart file sudo mv /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart /etc/xdg/lxsession/LXDE/autostart.
  • Jun 12, 2022 Settng up PiHole with Unifi
    Setting up PiHole # Troubleshoot # Flush DNS ssh into pihole and run pihole restartdns
  • Jun 11, 2022 Raspberry Pi Unifi Controler
    Bastion Host # Installing Unifi # Run this to install unifi and pi-hole wget "https://github.com/SmokingCrop/UniFi/raw/master/install-unifi-pihole-English.sh" -O install-unifi-pihole.sh && chmod +x install-unifi-pihole.sh && ./install-unifi-pihole.sh Setting up PiHole # https://nuxx.net/blog/2020/12/01/pi-hole-and-pivpn-with-ubiquiti-unifi/ GPU Passthrough
  • Jun 5, 2022 Setting up Proxmox on R720
    Plan is to have server run Proxmox, with TrueNAS TrueNAS will get HDD passthrough, hence Flash IT Mode Firmware to H710P all proxmox and its Get HW DVD caddy and an old SSD for Proxmox use this, because r720 cannot boot into a PCIe NVMe drive NVMe to PCI2 adapter Samsung 1tb NVMe for all VM GPU Powercable for nVidia card relatively simple installation of proxmox plug in USB with latest proxmox ISO boot up and select boot device with use UEFI boot install, follow prompts.
  • May 29, 2022 Flash IT Mode Firmware to H710P
    flash both linux and dos iso into two separate usb sticks remove raid controller battery - and dont put it back factory reset bios, pull power, pull battery, completely clear all settings put DOS usb in first, and boot into it Get into system boot menu Enables you to enter System Setup (BIOS) . Enables you to enter system services and starts Lifecycle Controller (for iDRAC/Lifecyle Contoller enabled systems) Enables you to enter Boot Manager.
  • Nov 7, 2021 Debugging Unifi Adoption Issues
    absent-mindedly factory reset USG that led to this whole fiasco. Lesson learned.
  • May 1, 2020 Home Network - Version 1
    minimal version to keep get things going Setup on Hass VM # hassio has nfs auto mount when start up for /docker hassio lives in this /docker/letulfo folder use this scrip to install hassio - https://raw.githubusercontent.com/home-assistant/hassio-installer/master/hassio%5Finstall.sh hass has access to QNAP usb using zwave using USB wifi Docker network traefik - reverse proxy, bridge network, not overlay network ’traefik-public’ network docker network create traefik-public oauth running for google portainer
  • Apr 17, 2020 Scratchpad for Homelab
    Initial setup # hassio running on VM esphome installed Network info # iw dev - will show you all the wireless interface names Flashing using Tuya Convert # pulled image and build as Tuya-convert instructions after pull did docker-compose exec tuya bash will enable interaction to the container run it the container and see the screen do screen -ls to see all the screen running do screen -r to attach to the screen to see the info all of this is sitting in the base /usr/bin/tuya-convert/script/*.
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