As of writing in October 2018, there is a price sweet spot for 200GB microSD cards that retail for $44USD. Combined with a Raspberry Pi, they allow the build of a relatively affordable, low powered NAS with a decent storage capacity for a home network -- all without the need for external drives, extra cables,… Continue reading Easily create a NAS with a Raspberry Pi or another ARM computer
This tutorial is not intended for absolute beginners. It requires the use of the Raspian terminal commands which is text-based, so expect some Linux skills. Please feel free to jump straight to the 'DOS on the Pi' if you have no interest in a computer history lesson. What is DOS? DOS was a semi-open standard that… Continue reading Run DOS on the Raspberry Pi – Use rpix86 to turn your Pi into a 1980s super-computer.
Updated: January 2018 added a how-to on the exFat file system and USB drive location.November 2017 to change the reference of OS X to macOS and mention the APFS. This article was meant to be a brief piece on how to mount an external USB drive, but it quickly spiralled out when I started writing… Continue reading Use USB hard disk & flash drives with your Raspberry Pi