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Energy

WordPress: Redirect All Traffic Except Admin Page

As much as it breaks my heart, it is time to fully migrate everything from mistypedURL.com over to Castello.me. Pointing all the old links from Google searches to their new location can be accomplished with some changes to the .htaccess file. Found via Stack Overflow, an extra line can exempt the WordPress admin panel from […]

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Energy

FreeNAS: Reverse Proxy, NextCloud, and Joplin

This is a mega-project that has existed as various schemes scrawled in my notebook for quite some time, likely approaching the order of years. I have long wanted to put my storage to use replacing Dropbox as my source of between-device file syncing, and I’ve been cautious of note-taking apps ever since being forsaken first […]

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Life Long Reads

2πr(aspberry)

Vacations for residents at my stage of training are scheduled almost a year in advance. Among all the different rotations are nestled two consolidated bits of time off to enjoy and do with it as one pleases. I have tried to use it for travel if I can, as any trip longer than a few […]

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Energy

Pi-Hole Setup

My original Raspberry Pi has languished in my computer toolbox for years, waiting to be assigned a purpose. That purpose was found when it became a Pi-hole.

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Energy

HTPC Build 2020

I have been building home theater computer setups for quite some time. In the era of streaming services having an HTPC it is not as useful as it once was, and equivalent devices can be purchased “assembly not required” such as the Apple TV 4K or Vero 4K+. For me, building computers is something I […]

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Energy

HTPC: XBMC on Ubuntu Minimal

I wrote this article up a while back, and since then, I’ve switched to OpenELEC, which really is the way to go for an XBMC-only computer setup. However, in case it helps anybody, here’s what I was doing last fall. It can be tough when you’re trying to get something working under a specific set […]

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Life Short Reads

If You’ll Permit a Bit of Self-Congratulation…

…I am rather proud of myself. Yesterday I spent a number of hours hacking on the computers comprising our home theater setup. When Rachel came home that night and wanted to watch TV, it “just worked.” Over the course of those hours I tweaked some motherboard settings to significantly reduce the fan noise (and hopefully […]

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Energy

Graduate Productivity

For me, digital task management began with Microsoft Outlook somewhere in my “tween” years. By the time middle school came around, I was syncing it with a Windows Mobile PDA, awkwardly carrying it around wherever I could. Today, I find myself using Producteev to try and wrangle the myriad of to-do items that come with being a married […]