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  1. I know we have guys with Pi's and wide interests. With the holidays, some of us actually get some peace and quiet, and it's a great time to get that idle gear you bought this year doing something useful. Raspberry Pi's are probably sitting around unused by many of us, so I thought why not promote getting them doing something . Nice little devices, with the right software. So, we all know Pi's can run Kodi and related AV TV zombie causing tasks. Blah. There is other stuff, that's what we want here. Ready to download to copy to SD card and BOOM the Pi becomes useful. Accepting recommendations from others to append to this list. Here we go, my list of Pi distros folks might enjoy: Apps: https://arkos.io/ http://ubos.net http://dietpi.com/ (mininalist OS loaded with more traditional apps) http://blog.hypriot.com/post/heavily-armed-after-major-upgrade-raspberry-pi-with-docker-1-dot-5-0/ (Docker focused Pi) https://yunohost.org/#/install_on_raspberry Firewall / Router / Security: http://www.ipfire.org/ https://github.com/m6urns/i2pberry (i2p - alternative to ToR) https://code.google.com/p/torberry/ (Tor Distro) http://docs.kali.org/kali-on-arm/install-kali-linux-arm-raspberry-pi (security distro) https://github.com/ccrisan/motioneyeos (DVR / security cam distro) https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/3815507/pivpn/pivpn-2015-05-05-raspbian-wheezy.7z (softether distro for Pi) https://piratebox.cc/raspberry_pi:diy (Pirate Box - local sharing via wifi) Music: http://www.pimusicbox.com/ https://volumio.org/ http://www.runeaudio.com/ Other: http://rbb.antitree.com/ (ToR optimized for Pi as a bridge) http://raspberrypi-hacks.com/7/turn-your-raspberry-pi-into-a-fm-transmitter-hack-radio-frequencies/ https://www.trustwave.com/Resources/SpiderLabs-Blog/Wardrive,-Raspberry-Pi-Style!/ Free Magazines: http://magazine.odroid.com/ https://www.raspberrypi.org/magpi/
  2. I've been using Tomboy for notes and snippets for a long time. Used derivatives in Linux land and on Android, Tomdroid. See: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.tomdroid&hl=en Tomdroid is alright, but some ugly sucky bugs in it. Second time in a month that my notes got wiped. I am looking for a note taking app for Android that ideally stores data in portable and open format and can sync to LAN storage or a small notes server I can run myself. Is anyone using such a software on Android? Does it exist?
  3. Have the need for several VPN accounts. Emphasis on true and tried providers with good track record and established business. Interest in privacy, lack of logging and multiple locations with a big enough IP pool. Anyone recommend companies that qualify that you have used / are using?
  4. In light of the other monitor thread, let's talk about what you recommend for current monitor models. What are the features you are shopping for? What sort of connectors do you feel are mandatory? Do you prefer the matte finishes on the screen over the very common highly reflective surfaces on most LCDs? What monitor would you buy if budget wasn't a limit and why?