In the last blog entry Install a DietPi desktop system in a few steps, the installation of a DietPi system with a graphical user interface is described. DietPi has built in installation options for a couple of desktop variants (Xfce, MATE, LXDE, LXQt, GNUstep).This blog post describes how to install further desktop variants and how […]
The DietPi base installation basically focuses on headless resp. machines without a graphical user interface (GUI) dealing with server applications like Nextcloud, Pi-hole, media servers, etc.Generally, an installation of a graphical desktop via dietpi-config and dietpi-software is not difficult, but with the DietPi built-in automated installation process this can be simplified. This blog article shows […]
Nowadays in times of Covid, the number of online meetings is rising compared to presence meetings. This is the fact not only in the professional work, also in private collaboration areas like team oriented work, union/club meetings, etc. online meetings are done more and more.Well known meeting tools are Skype, MS Teams, Jitsi (free and […]
An Apple Mac mini is a robust and stable PC based hardware with a low power consumption which can be used to install DietPi. Compared to Raspberry Pi SBCs, the PC based hardware gives enough options for larger memory, higher computational power and built in storage options.This blog described how DietPi is installed on this […]
The v0.6.0 release of DietPi Dashboard brings many new features, changes, and bug fixes. For information on the dashboard itself, see the documentation. Here are some of the important changes: New Features Customizable Token Expiry The expiry time for the login token generated can now be changed in the config file (/opt/dietpi-dashboard/config.toml). Customizable Log Level […]
A critical security vulnerability in the Linux kernel has been detected, which allows a user to get write access to a file, it shouldn’t have write access to, by using pipes for data streams and the Linux filesystem page cache. The vulnerability is hence called “Dirty Pipe“, otherwise given the ID CVE-2022-0847. The vulnerability affects […]
The Raspberry Pi family typically boots from an SD card plugged to the system. To avoid SD card lifetime issues, these systems can run from an connected USB resp. USB disk stick or – on some Pi derivatives – from an onboard eMMC flash memory. Lifetime issues may occur from the fact that the number […]
With DietPi 7.8, DietPi-Dashboard was initially added. This lightweight web dashboard allows you to take advantage of some features offered by your DietPi system, all from your browser. Main features The main features of the DietPi Dashboard are Display the load (CPU, RAM, disk, network) and show a time series line chart Display and control […]
Here is how you can check whether one of your applications is affected by CVE-2021-44228, and how to mitigate the vulnerability.
The newly available Raspberry Pi Zero 2 is a nice boost for the Raspberry Pi Zero family which is often used for smaller and headless applications.