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Using Beets with Other Software Titles – Why Should you use DietPi?


Recently, the music organizer Beets was added to DietPi. Using plugins or just the generic music folder, Beets works great with many other optimized software titles. Usage Beets is very simple to use, just run beet import /path/to/music to import music into your library. It will probably ask you some questions about the metadata of the music to make sure it tags it correctly. Adding Plugins...

Decentralized File Hosting on IPFS – Why Should you use DietPi?


Do you have some spare space on a hard drive, and want to help contribute to a decentralized internet? IPFS, the Inter-Planetary File System, can do that! This guide will assume that you already have a working DietPi installation. Topics covered What is IPFS?Installing IPFSInstalling IPFS CompanionAdding a FileAdding an External File What is IPFS? IPFS is a distributed file sharing system, that...

Ad-Blocking with DietPi: Pi-hole vs. AdGuard Home


What to choose? Since DietPi v7.3 we have added AdGuard Home to the options of ad blockers (DNS-Servers). That means you can choose between the options: Pi-holeAdGuard Home Pi-hole AdGuard Home The question now is: Which solution should I choose as my ad blocker? There are many comparisons available in the internet. The majority of them come to the result that one nose ahead is: AdGuard Home...

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 attributes and referenced software packages are: Use a...

Pi-Hole & Unbound: How to have ad-free & safer internet in just few minutes


Want to have a better online experience without advertisements and sneaky tracking codes that invade your privacy and monitor your activities? Wouldn’t it be great that kids playing games on the tablet or phone will not see strange ads, and have a better and enjoyable experience? Pi-hole helps you achieve this, being installed once and securing all devices in your home or the organization...

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