Hoe Eelco zijn backups fixed

Posted on Wed 24 February 2021 in linux, macos • Tagged with synology, btrfs, disaster recovery, backup

Dit document is geenzins een advies aan anderen. Het is mijn manier om de setup te documenteren en anderen wellicht te inspireren om hun backup ook goed te regelen. Wie weet pik je er nog iets van op. Zoals het nu ingericht is, zou het ons redelijke bescherming tegen verlies …


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How Eelco handles his data backups

Posted on Wed 24 February 2021 in linux, macos • Tagged with synology, btrfs, disaster recovery, backup

This is not any sort of recommentation for anyone. It is my way of documenting the setup and maybe giving someone else a hint or idea how personal backup strategy might look like. As it is, it should provide adequate safeguards against the loss of the main storage or a …


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snapper as time machine alternative on Debian GNU/Linux

Posted on Thu 14 January 2021 in linux • Tagged with opensource, btrfs, debian, backup

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It must have been a year ago already that I reinstalled my Dell XPS laptop with Debian GNU/Linux. At install time I figured I really wanted to be able to snaphot filesystems, so I made sure I used btrfs as filesystem. Actually doing something with it was put …


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Allow Zabbix monitoring to switch office lights

Posted on Tue 29 December 2020 in home_automation • Tagged with opensource, python, hue, zabbix

As my wife is not a big fan of the colored Hue light bulbs, I removed a couple of them from the living room. One of the bulbs is now delivering pink, blue or red light in the bedroom of our youngest. The other bulb was moved to my home …


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Fiddling with Hue and Phue

Posted on Tue 29 December 2020 in home_automation • Tagged with opensource, python, hue

Somewhere in 2019 I bought some color capable Hue lights and installed them in the living room. The SO was not impressed. So for most of the time they were just used as normal dimmable lightning. For a brief moment I tried to do some manipulation with python but as …


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