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Archive for April 10th, 2018

Is a raspberry pi 1 good enough for a pihole server? : pihole

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/10

Many people use it that way. Which means I can put it on an old Raspberry Pi B+ revision 1.2 board (which Wikipedia indicates as the B 1+ in the Specifications table but as Raspberry Pi 1 Model B+ revision 1.2 in the schematics of connectors).

I might consider DietPi as distribution (which is Debian based) as it is even ligher.

See [WayBack

One more note: I need to check out which Debian base name (which indicates the version) works best as there seemed to be a dnsmasq issue (not archived because discourse hatesdislikes the WayBack machine and

Like Apple, Android and Delphi, they use name based versions of which I always forget the order of. Luckily the source of the below table gets updated over time [2017 Archive.is2018] Debian releases and names – Electric Toolbox Debian releases are named after characters from Toy Story and are frequently referred to with the name rather than the version.:

Version Code name Release date Toy Story character
1.1 Buzz 1996-06-17 Buzz Lightyear
1.2 Rex 1996-12-12 Rex (the T-Rex)
1.3 Bo 1997-06-05 Bo Peep
2.0 Hamm 1998-07-24 Hamm (the pig)
2.1 Slink 1999-03-09 Slinky Dog
2.2 Potato 2000-08-15 Mr Potato Head
3.0 Woody 2002-07-19 Woody the cowboy
3.1 Sarge 2005-06-06 Sarge from the Bucket O’ Soldiers
4.0 Etch 2007-04-08 Etch, the Etch-A-Sketch
5.0 Lenny 2009-02-14 Lenny, the binoculars
6.0 Squeeze 2011-02-06 Squeeze toy aliens
7 Wheezy 2013-05-04 Wheezy the penguin
8 Jessie 2015-04-26 Jessie the cowgirl
9 Stretch 2017-06-17 Rubber octopus from Toy Story 3
10 Buster not yet released Andy’s pet dog
11 Bullseye Not yet released Woody’s horse
Sid “unstable” The next door neighbour

Via: [WayBack] Software-update: Pi-hole 3.3.1 – IT Pro – Downloads – Tweakers


Posted in *nix, Debian, Development, Hardware Development, Linux, Power User, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian | 1 Comment »

A Tour of Go

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/10

[Archive.isA Tour of Go


Paw is a full-featured and beautifully designed Mac app that makes interaction with REST services delightful.Whether you are an API maker or consumer, Paw helps you build HTTP requests, inspect the server’s response and even generate client code.

[WayBackPaw – The most advanced API tool for Mac



Posted in Development, Go (golang), Software Development | Leave a Comment »

kentcdodds/issue-template: A way for github projects to make templates for github issues.

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/04/10

Ever seen the cool issue and pull request templates on GitHub? For instance the one used at

This older repo and site are still there to help you generate a basic structure for them:


Posted in Development, DVCS - Distributed Version Control, GitHub, Software Development, Source Code Management | Leave a Comment »

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