If you run a system with an underlying Debian Stretch version, we recommend to upgrade it at least to Debian Buster now. Here is why. Skip description and jump to update procedure: How can I upgrade now? Debian release model The Debian GNU/Linux operating system gets a major update every two years. The latest stable […]
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: […]
Debian 11 Bullseye has been released. This description gives the how to upgrade a system to Debian Bullseye and why you should do it.
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 […]
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 […]
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-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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The first post of our new blog to welcome everyone and tell you what it’s about.