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Author: Dereck Frost

3 Ways to Remote Access Your Synology NAS

Synology Remote Access can be setup quickly in three different ways so you can access your files from anywhere. Consider checking out the TechWizTime YouTube Channel if you enjoyed this guide. Let’s get started! WHAT YOU’LL NEED A Synology NAS with the latest DiskStation Working Internet Connection An UPnP compatible Router (in case of EZ Internet) SYNOLOGY QUICKCONNECT METHOD Log in to your Synology NAS. Go to your DiskStation menu button and open control panel then choose QuickConnect. Place a tick besides “Enable QuickConnect” Log in or register a new Synology account, and once you do, give your DiskStation a name...

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Synology NAS Data Recovery Using Ubuntu

In this article, you are going to learn how to safely recover all of your data after a Synology NAS hardware failure. If you really enjoy this article, consider checking out my TechWizTime YouTube Channel. And for an awesome source of Raspberry Pi Accessories, check out my Raspberry Pi Amazon List. Let’s get started!   WHAT YOU’LL NEED A spare PC with enough SATA ports to connect all your NAS Hard Drives. A Ubuntu Live CD or USB stick greater than 8GB to boot the computer. Your HDDs’ file system set up in either EXT4 or BTRFS.  DOWNLOAD THE UBUNTU IMAGE...

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Synology Virtual Machine Windows 10 Guide

In this guide, you will learn how to create your own Windows 10 Synology Virtual Machine from start to finish. Consider subscribing to the TechWizTime YouTube Channel if you enjoy this type of content. Let’s get started! What You’ll Need A compatible Synology NAS +4GB RAM Windows 10 ISO Image Download The Windows 10 ISO Image Download the “Windows 10 Installation Media” creation tool from here. Once downloaded, right click on the file and Run as Administrator, accept the Licence terms and select “Create installation media for another PC”. Select your language, the Edition (Home or Pro), and architecture...

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Synology Ubuntu Virtual Machine Guide

In this article, you are going to learn how to create your very own Ubuntu-based Virtual Machine with a Synology NAS. If you really enjoy this article, consider checking out my TechWizTime YouTube Channel. And for an awesome source of Raspberry Pi Accessories, check out my Raspberry Pi Amazon List. Let’s get started! What You’ll Need A compatible Synology NAS +4GB RAM Ubuntu ISO Image Ubuntu ISO Image Download Start up your Sinology NAS and then go to https://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop and download the ISO image file, save it wherever you wish. Install the Virtual Machine Manager Signup to the Beta Program...

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Top Ten Tips: Make Netflix Perform Better In Raspberry Pi

Today I’m going to show you how to make your Netflix run better on your Pi 3 thru a quick series of tips, which will surely increase the performance of your Raspberry Pi, and also make your Netflix marathons overally better. Grab your own Raspberry Pi 3 Kit here: http://amzn.to/2m0SW8r This entry is a little bit diferent than usual because you’re not going to see a series of enumerated steps on what to do, instead, these are just recomendation or tips that you can follow to improve not only your Raspberry Pi’s perfomance while browsing Netflix, but also to...

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How to Natively Watch Netflix on Raspberry Pi 3

In this article, you are going to learn how to Natively Watch Netflix on the Raspberry Pi 3. The Raspberry Pi is an amazingly affordable device which can achieve so much. A great way to use a Raspberry Pi is as a low cost media center or streaming device. Software like Kodi and Plex can transform the $35 Raspberry Pi into a very powerful media box. If you really enjoy this article, consider checking out my TechWizTime  YouTube Channel. And for an awesome source of Raspberry Pi Accessories, check out my Raspberry Pi Amazon List. With that said, let’s get the...

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Raspberry Pi Torrentbox With VPN, Samba, HDD & Deluge

In this article, you are going to learn how to create your very own headless Raspberry Pi Torrentbox. If you really enjoy this article, consider checking out my TechWizTime YouTube Channel. And for an awesome source of Raspberry Pi Accessories, check out my Raspberry Pi Amazon List. Let’s get started! Hardware List Raspberry Pi 3, 2 or 1 USB Keyboard Wired Internet Access 8GB MicroSD Card Software List Latest Raspbian Lite Image VPN for Private Torrenting 🙂 Configure Raspbian Log in with the username pi and the password raspberry Next, we are going to update and upgrade our Raspberry...

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Synology NAS Hard Drive Health Management

In this article, you are going to learn how to check your HDD/SDD health using Synology NAS Hard Drive Health Management tools. If you really enjoy this article, consider checking out my TechWizTime YouTube Channel. And for an awesome source of Raspberry Pi Accessories, check out my Raspberry Pi Amazon List. Let’s get started! What You’ll Need Synology DiskStation NAS Synology DS1815+ Your Hard Drive Disks Create An E-Mail Notification Open the web interface open. Click on the DiskStation menu in the top left hand corner and choose Control Panel. Inside Control Panel, under the System sub-section, click on...

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Simple Raspberry Pi Cluster Server using Bitscope Blade Rack

In this article, you are going to learn how to setup your own Raspberry Pi Cluster using the Bitscope Blade Rack. If you really enjoy this article, consider checking out my TechWizTime YouTube Channel. And for an awesome source of Raspberry Pi Accessories, check out my Raspberry Pi Amazon List. Let’s get started! What You’ll Need The contents included in the Bitscope Blade Rack box: 2 panels for the enclosure, The front cover 2 ears for the rack. The Quatro Pi board A 5 port network switch. 4 Ethernet Cables 2 pieces of double sided tape for mounting the...

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How to Install Kodi OpenElec on a Raspberry Pi 3, 2, 1, B+ or 0

In this Instructable, I’m going to show you how to install Kodi on your Raspberry Pi. If you enjoy this Instructable, consider checking out my TechWizTime YouTube Channel. And for a good source of Raspberry Pi products, check out my Raspberry Pi Amazon List. Let’s get started! What You’ll Need Kodi OpenELEC Image Win32DiskImager Raspberry Pi 3, 2, 1 8GB MicroSD Card Download the Image Go to http://openelec.tv/ Click on the “Downloads” Button. Select the latest stable build for your Raspberry Pi. Select the “DiskImage” file. Wait for it to download. Write the Image Once it finishes downloading open...

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