Category Archives: Virtual Private Server

Guide for pi-hole

This is for my own note. Commonly white listed domains – anudeepND Phishing domain Mother of all Blocklist  Porn etc TLDR; add below url to adlist https://raw.githubusercontent.com/StevenBlack/hosts/master/hosts https://raw.githubusercontent.com/StevenBlack/hosts/master/alternates/fakenews-gambling/hosts https://adaway.org/hosts.txt https://pgl.yoyo.org/adservers/serverlist.php?hostformat=hosts&showintro=0&mimetype=plaintext http://winhelp2002.mvps.org/hosts.txt https://www.malwaredomainlist.com/hostslist/hosts.txt https://phishing.army/download/phishing_army_blocklist_extended.txt https://raw.githubusercontent.com/chadmayfield/my-pihole-blocklists/master/lists/pi_blocklist_porn_all.list https://raw.githubusercontent.com/EnergizedProtection/block/master/porn/formats/hosts https://dbl.oisd.nl/

Odroid HC2 Heat Issue

The infamous heat issue with the Odroid HC2 is here. My simple solution is simply by plugging in cheap USB fan to the bottom of the case (I put my HC2 vertically for better heat dissipation). Below is the result. And for the sake of comparison, here’s the CPU thermal reading for my RPi2 with… Read More »

New cheap VPS provider

I just noticed that my VPS just expired 3 weeks ago, and there is no way to retrieve it back. That VPS equipped with 128MB RAM, 10GB HDD space for USD4.99 per year (damn cheap). Then I’m seeking for another poor man VPS. I do not need humongous memory and disk space, just enough for… Read More »