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433Mhz RF Remote Control with pilight on Raspberry Pi

I have a set of SilverCrest IP20 remote controlled sockets purchased in LIDL. Remote: SilverCrest 113854 RCT DS1 AAA-A 3726 4x Switches: SilverCrest 113854 RCR DS1 3711-A IP20 FR 3726 These work on 433Mhz radio frequency, so the switches can be controlled using my...

Kindle 4 Ad blocking

I got an ad-supported version Kindle 4 as a gift, but the ads bothered me, so I’ll show how to remove them. Before we begin: Sometimes my Kindle fails to be recognized as a storage device. The workaround is to hold the power button for 30+ seconds to do a facory...

Setting up built-in WiFi on Raspberry Pi 3

At the time of writing this post, the newest device in the Raspberry Pi universe was Pi 3, released on 29th February 2016, boasting a 64bit CPU, an onboard Bluetooth chip, and last but not least: onboard WiFi. We’ll focus on how to set up WiFi in this post. It...

NFS file sharing server on Raspberry Pi

I use my NFS file sharing server to stream media to Kodi media centers installed on various devices in my local network. Hardware: 1TB WD Elements 3.5″ external HDD formatted to ext4 file system I recommend you to have a clean(ish) installation of Raspbian Lite...