Tag Archives: Linux

Robust Offsite Backups For Home Network

I’ve had some bad luck with computer hard drives over the last year. First, the hard drive in my home server failed. Then the hard drive on my laptop failed several months later. The backups for each had stopped working a while ago. I was able to recover some files using ddrescue. This is actually… Read More »

Raspberry Pi Set Top Box

For a while now, I’ve been using DLNA to push video to my TV from my computer. The biggest problem I’ve had with that is that is my Sony TV is very picky about the video format. I’ve been stuck experimenting with options to pass to ffmpeg to convert the video from whatever format the… Read More »