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22 July 2018
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A quick introduction to the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
A quick introduction to the WD My Cloud EX2 Ultra
22 April 2018
The Western Digital (WD) My Cloud EX2 Ultra is a high performance, pre-configured, 2-bay Network Attached Storage (NAS) device. It comes with an integrated Marvell ARMADA 1.3 GHz duel-core A9 processor, 1 GB RAM and runs My Cloud OS 3, making it perfect for an ultra-fast data transfer experience. Read more...
Collections(s): Blog, Home Automation
Tagged with My Cloud OS 3, Western Digital, Western Digital My Cloud, backup, introduction, nas, storage
Sharing a Raspberry Pi directory on a local area network
Sharing a Raspberry Pi directory on a local area network
18 April 2016 | Updated 4 June 2017
This is a short somewhat introduction post on how to share a Raspberry Pi directory on a local area network (LAN). Whatever is in this directory, however it got there (i.e. local directory, USB mount, etc.) will be available to the rest of the LAN after following these steps. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with LAN, Linux, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, Samba, getting started, network, samba-common-bin, storage
Mounting an external USB drive to the Raspberry Pi
Mounting an external USB drive to the Raspberry Pi
24 September 2015 | Updated 29 June 2017
The Raspberry Pi's operating system runs from a limited size, permanently inserted microSD card. This post will show how to mount a movable external USB drive for additional space, or purely for transportation purposes. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Home Security, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with Linux, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, USB, USB Drive, fstab, getting started, storage
5 steps in mounting a shared NAS folder to a Raspberry Pi
5 steps in mounting a shared NAS folder to a Raspberry Pi
17 September 2015 | Updated 6 April 2018
Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices are popular to add large amounts of data storage space to a network. A networked Raspberry Pi can also make use of this storage to, for example, make use of its space or to have access to its files. 5 steps in mounting a shared NAS folder to a Raspberry Pi will go through the process using NFS. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with Linux, NFS, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, Raspi-config, getting started, nas, network, nfs-common, portmap, storage
How to make a backup of a Raspberry Pi using a disk imager
How to make a backup of a Raspberry Pi using a disk imager
12 August 2015 | Updated 4 June 2017
After doing some work on your Raspberry Pi operating system, it might be a good idea to back it up from time to time. This post will help you with that. Read more...
Collections(s): Raspberry Pi
Tagged with Linux, Micro SD card, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, Win32DiskImager, backup, getting started, sd install, storage