I started the year with a big month of problem solving. Nothing really exciting, I mostly did home maintenance: cleaning, DIY, hard drive replacement, archiving, power supply replacement, setting up a home server, making better backups for all devices at home, centralizing family photo albums, converting media, etc... etc... It was a bit of a never-ending rabbit hole once you started down it. But a pleasant one, because all the various little improvements were immediately rewarding.
never better said.
I would feel very represented by Pepper dual-wielding hungry rabbits (or beavers) while facing an army of thundering yaks to shave 😏️
@nekohayo haha, that's a good idea! 🤣
Now that I think of it, there was some prior art expressing the overall concept, using a different type of rodent to face a bunch of henchmen (and a cow)… in case this helps: https://youtu.be/4bAPlP2HX7o?t=107
and, sometimes, it's like being pecked to death by ducklings.
@faraiwe oh yes.
oh! How did you solve the family photo albums? I’ve been looking for a good and Open solution for that..
@BartV Hey, yes. It was long: I had 5 sources, 24K photos, and archive up to 1900. All albums were merged, all files renamed+metadatas (with exiftool). Then I made a home server Debian + Nextcloud (docker) with the Nextcloud app "Memories". My phone and the one of my wife received an external SD card, and I sync now the 24K photos on all devices (our computers, phones).I lost a lot of time because of bugs (eg. Trying Ubuntu serv + Nextcloud Snap), or testing galleries without exif date support.
I’ll take a look at Memories, thanks!
I am doing the similar things now. Mostly organizing stuff.
which backup software are you using, I use kbackup. I'm also having issues with the PSU, will probably buy a new one.
@mhunt Hey! I tried all backup software with a GUI, but none of them was simple enough for me (for launching it, for deciding a source/dest, for accessing the data).
I finally made a bash script with rsync following this great blog post: https://earlruby.org/2013/05/creating-differential-backups-with-hard-links-and-rsync/ The author even share a full script in the comment here https://earlruby.org/2013/05/creating-differential-backups-with-hard-links-and-rsync/#comment-61210 . Mine is just this a bit rewritten. I exectute it with https://apps.kde.org/kcron/ daily now during lunch hours. So far, I'm happy about it.
What hardware are you using for the home server? I've been wanting to set one up but I don't know what to use.
@thomy2000 That was a long quest: I wanted something cheap, that doesn't consume a lot, fanless (no sound), and with a bios that can reboot auto after a power cut without pressing a button. I choosed a Asus PN41 https://www.asus.com/us/displays-desktops/mini-pcs/pn-series/mini-pc-pn41/ , I found one for 265€ on a website selling refurbished hardware. I'm happy about it so far. I hope it will have a long life being always connected and runing hidden under my desk. 🙂
Sounds interesting. I've been looking for good, efficient hardware for a while but finding something that will stay reliable and easy to maintain isn't easy. The fact that it can resume after power loss sounds interesting. Even less maintenance that way.
The nickname for our house is "rabbit hole" so I love especially love this work of yours. 🐰 😄 ❤️
Wow beautiful art
depends on the rabbit hole but they can be nice and this one seems very pleasant 👍
Mon gars, tes oeuvres sont toujours des rayons de soleil en ces mois grisonnant d'hiver. ☀️
This drawing is my number one goal in life ngl. I wanna be a witch with cute lil rabbit helpers :blobaww:
@DatChicken 🐰 Thanks!