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Pi-hole: Part 1 – Setting up Pi-hole

Pi-hole is a DNS ad-blocking solution that runs on small devices (such as the Raspberry Pi) that can block ads on all devices network-wide. What this means is that you no longer need any ad-blocking plugins/software installed on your browsers. All devices connected to your network (phones, tablets, smart TV’s,…

…and we’re back (again).

So I finally got back around to fixing this site up again…and again. Seems that in my desire to fix things, I inadvertently broke everything so I had to rebuild the site from scratch. I was actually a fun learning experience and I got to set up a few other…

Two new scripts on GitHub

I’ve published two new PowerShell scripts on GitHub: https://github.com/obs0lete/Grant-Admin – Used for grant local administrator rights on remove machine. https://github.com/obs0lete/Revoke-Admin – Used to revoke administrator rights on remote machines. I will (slowly) be adding a bunch of my scripts on my GitHub repo: https://github.com/obs0lete Enjoy!

New host, new plugin, new updates

I’m using a new host (https://www.linode.com/) on an Ubuntu-based VPS. REALLY liking the flexibility that a VPS can provide vs. a shared hosting provider. I strongly recommend Linode if you are in the market for one. I was thinking of documenting the setup but got to distracted. Maybe next time.…

In memoriam: Ilor Tamm (1926-2017)

My father passed away on February 1st, 2017, he was 91 years old. I came across an article that was written about him in an Estonian newspaper, but unfortunately, I do not speak or read Estonian. Thanks to the help of a very kind Reddit user (r1243) I was able…

A bit of housekeeping

Yes, it has been quiet lately. I haven’t been updating much, but I have not neglected this site! I’ve gone through and modified a few little things here and there which you may or may not notice. The important things that have changed: I’ve updated the post on creating a…

R9 390X black screen anyone?

So, just want to throw the question out there. Has anyone experienced a black screen with a R9 390X? It looks like a hard reboot is the only way to get back into Windows. Bad card, bad PSU, suggestions? Edit: Seems to be a bigger issue than I thought: https://www.reddit.com/r/AMDHelp/comments/4x8h9i/help_when_playing_games_screen_goes_black_need_to/