What is Synology LXQt?

A hidden gem, that's what it is! You see, I always liked how Synology has a web interface that is like a desktop, with windows and applications that really make you feel like you're "computing in the cloud". Of course a Synology NAS has its limits as to what you [...]

By |2020-12-07T20:45:58+01:00December 7th, 2020|Hacking, Sharing|0 Comments

What are the default Pi-hole block lists?

It's handy to know, so here they are: https://raw.githubusercontent.com/StevenBlack/hosts/master/hosts https://mirror1.malwaredomains.com/files/justdomains http://sysctl.org/cameleon/hosts https://s3.amazonaws.com/lists.disconnect.me/simple_tracking.txt https://s3.amazonaws.com/lists.disconnect.me/simple_ad.txt To restore Pi-hole to the default blocking lists, just delete all the lists but these six five lists. Note: There used to be a sixth list, which is now dead so you can safely delete it: https://hosts-file.net/ad_servers.txt [...]

By |2020-04-21T07:54:16+02:00March 9th, 2020|Tech Support|0 Comments

Big block-lists for Pi-hole

I used to have huge collection of block-lists for my Pi-hole(s) but I was annoyed about all the false positives, and decided to reset to the default lists that come with it. That way, I had no more issues and it would still block ads. But this also meant tracking [...]

By |2020-04-21T08:09:06+02:00March 9th, 2020|Sharing, Tech Support|0 Comments

Minecraft (SpigotMC) Server in Docker

Update 2020-November-12 I used to suggest using the image openjdk:8-alpine but it wasn't updated in a year, so I now suggest using openjdk:8-jre which seems to be actively maintained! I also added "nogui" at the end of the command as Spigot does now accept and understand it. Like the previous [...]

By |2020-11-12T09:38:18+01:00November 26th, 2019|Tech Support, Wiki|0 Comments

Minecraft Server in Docker

Update 2020-November-12 I used to suggest using the image openjdk:8-alpine but it wasn’t updated in a year, so I now suggest using openjdk:8-jre which seems to be actively maintained! Moving your existing server to Docker! This guide assumes you already have a Minecraft server set up on your host machine. [...]

By |2020-11-12T09:39:28+01:00November 9th, 2019|Tech Support, Wiki|0 Comments
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