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Replacing Crashplan

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I’ve been a longtime user of Crashplan, an easy-to-use cloud backup solution. It works well, and it used to work also on nearly any platform that had a java run-time and some add-on opensource libraries. I’ve used it for some time on my raspberry pi to automatically backup my data to the cloud. (Crashplan on ARM (the architecture of the raspberry pi) is an unsupported configuration though).

A new home, a new look

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I finally decided to retire my custom-written CMS (wrote it back in 2003, when I had more free time), which - while obviously fantastic, super advanced, and capable of making coffee for you - had some drawbacks. Mostly being that it was a pain to use and update content with.

My history in gadgets - update 2016

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An update on the “My history in gadgets”, the 2014 and the 2015 update, now the 2016 update. Who would have guessed!

Running crashplan (headless) on a Raspberry pi 2

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In my grand scheme of “abuse all the low-power computing things!”, I’ve moved my crashplan backups over to the Raspberry Pi 2 (rpi2 for short). Installation is relatively painless: download the installer from the crashplan site, and unpack and execute. I installed mine under /opt/crashplan.