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: […]

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 […]

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 IPFS Installing IPFS Companion Adding a File Adding an External […]

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 […]

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 […]

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