Category archives: Raspberry Pi

Going down the PiHole

It all started when I found 3 Raspberry pi B while going through some old stuff. (The first ever model released back in 2011) There were remnants of a Google sponsored project where we used the Pi to teach Python program to students in public schools. This was back in 2013 IIRC.

The Pi were old and showing sign of rust. What was I to do with it. These were tiny under powered computers (even for 2011 when there were released) I could not throw them away but I did not want to commit too much time resources trying to bring to life a 700Mhz single core computer with 100 megabit Ethernet and 512MB of ram.

Luckily for me I also found an old sdcard, a Samsung Evo U1 card. I had an old phone micro USB phone charger and I suddenly had all I needed to bring life to the old Pi. Read more