Common Scams – The FB “Live” Competition

Over the weekend, some fraudsters set up an apparent live feed where (allegedly) Robbie Williams was going to give you £5,000 for answering a simple question... If it's too good to be true then it probably is. This article highlights the scam and how to report them.

Headless Raspberry Pi Desktop Installation

This article explains how to install and configure a Raspberry Pi with Debian OS without the need to plug your Pi into an external Keyboard, Mouse and Monitor. As an optional extra, I'll show you how to enable VNC if you want to remotely connect to the Pi desktop.

Twenty Four Point Eight

Since almost losing my life to Sepsis last year, one of the numerous side affects of the multiple surgeries and procedures I've undertaken (and there's been plenty) has been the continued and repeat infections.

250th Blog Post

Muckypaws website started in the mid 90's as an excuse to teach myself HTML and Java/JavaScript using some space on a BT Internet Web Server. It came free as part of the internet package (Oh those were the days), and closed in 2012 after 15 years when BT terminated their webspace offering.

Where’s Lou?

Hello, the following is a true story which started life as a simple man mistake, I’d left the empty loo roll on top of the toilet of my bubble support […]

1.21 Gigawatts

My home wired network developed a faulty LAN port, and I didn't really want to pull new cable through the house. Thankfully with the Preciva Network Repair Tool Kit, Identifying the fault and fixing it, turned out to be much easier with the upgraded Network Testing Tool.

Upgrading your Pi-Hole

In today's article, I'll show you the simple steps needed to update and upgrade your PiHole installation.

3D RGB Xmas Tree Light Chaser

Using a simple mapping of the Xmas Tree, you can create some amazing effects by spinning the lights from the bottom to the top of the tree and vice-vera. This article shows the mappings necessary to help you with your projects.

Merry Christmas 2020

Merry Christmas 2020, In this article I'm going to show you how to adapt the official Raspberry Pi 3D RGB Xmas Tree to read a PNG file to apply a pattern to the lights on the tree, improving on the supplied official scripts.