Author : StephanStS

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 […]

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 […]

Comparison to other Debian based distributions – Why should you use DietPi?

DietPi startet its history more than 6 years ago and has a successful broadband usage in more than 100,000 active systems. There are a couple of other Debian based distributions where the DietPi team did comparisons to. This article describes these statistics. 1. Comparison overview The comparison data is published on the DietPi statistics page: […]

Self-Hosting and reducing information to google – Why should you use DietPi?

About an article from “The Runner Newspaper”: Learn how DietPi easily solves your privacy issues The article Why you should try self-hosting and de-Google your life describes the concept of setting up a couple of software packages on a personal server at home to become more independent of Google & Co. The main proposed server […]

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