Discover exciting X11 desktops for your DietPi

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 […]

Install a DietPi desktop system in a few steps

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 […]

Have your own Online meeting server (Nextcloud Talk)

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 […]

DietPi Dashboard v0.6.0 Released

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 […]

Moving a running DietPi system to a USB stick/disk or an onboard eMMC

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 […]

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