If you setup your Raspberry Pi using the NOOBs installer you likely have various apps that you don’t want to keep. This script below will remove many of the preinstalled applications. wolfram-engine bluej geany greenfoot nodered nuscratch scratch sonic-pi libreoffice claws-mail claws-mail-i18n minecraft-pi pygame

If you are using Pi-Hole you may find this script useful Currently this is designed to run on the server that is running Pi-Hole but as I have more than one I want to monitor I will soon have an update for additional. First make sure you update your /var/www/html/admin/scripts/pi-hole/php/data.php Look at getSummaryData function and …

NMAP is a tool for scanning your network for machines that are up or down along with pulling some helpful information from the machines that are up. Similar to Remotely Find Raspberry Pi IP but this is a bit more in-depth First install nmap if needed Now you need to know your IP range to …

This will set the DNS servers that VPN users will use. Below is configured for OpenDNS Family Shield/, make sure you set the DNS that you prefer If you plan to access machines on your network you need the localip to be in your current network range otherwise you can use the below and simply …

First install nmap Then run IP addr show and look for something like ‘inet 10.1.1.68/24 brd 10.1.1.255’ Now based on the inet IP CIDR type You should see something like this Nmap scan report for 10.1.1.54 Host is up (0.00088s latency). MAC Address: B8:27:EB:18:E0:B3 (Raspberry Pi Foundation) Referenced from: http://trevorappleton.blogspot.com/2013/03/remotely-find-raspberry-pi-ip-address.html

Following the steps on Penguin Tutor I added a bit of the terminal commands to make some tasks quicker. Using these instructions will help add more to the OpenDNS Family Shield post. If you haven’t setup your regional settings yet follow these steps Make sure this is in the .xsessionrc file Install SSH Install Squid …