Author: Dereck Frost

HDD Health Management with Synology DiskStation NAS feat DS1815+

In this article, you are going to learn how to check your HDD/SDD health using the NAS DS1815+. 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 Notification. On this window,...

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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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How to Install RasPlex 1.7.1 on a Raspberry Pi 3, 2, 1, B+, Zero

In this Instructable, I’m going to show you how to install Rasplex 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 Raspberry Pi 1, 2 or 3 Ethcer Latest Rasplex Image 8GB MicroSD Card Download the Image Go to http://www.rasplex.com/ Click on “Get Rasplex” Select “Manual Installation Instructions” Go down to the “Mac OSX / Linux” section and click on the GitHub link Select your Raspberry Pi’s version (RPI if...

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How to Install Xbian 2016 on a Raspberry Pi 3, 2, 1, B+, 0

In this Instructable, I’m going to show you how to install Xbian 2016 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 Raspberry Pi 2 or 3 Ethcer Latest Xbian Image 8GB MicroSD Card Write the Image Go to http://www.xbian.org/ Click on “Downloads” Scroll down to the “Xbian Images” section and select your Raspberry Pi. Wait for a couple of seconds and the download will start automatically. Write the Image...

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