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About scruffy238

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    Previously a Computer Science teacher in Inner London, Teach First 2015 Ambassador. Now a full stack developer.
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    Full Stack Developer / Computer Science Teacher


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  1. Based on your suggestions I've been looking at second hand devices, and it seems an iPad Pro 2nd Gen 12.9" (2017) only goes for between £300-£400 on eBay, so that might be a good route to go down as it would meet all my criteria.
  2. I'm in the UK and have been using a 13.3" Toshiba CR2 Chromebook since 2015 for watching YouTube and Netflix around the house. I can't watch YouTube at higher than 720p without stuttering and lagging, and even at that resolution Netflix stutters and lags a lot. I figure it's time to replace it and I'd like to replace it with a tablet, as it takes up a lot less space on a kitchen counter, is easier to use in bed or in a car when waiting to collect someone, and generally will be a more pleasant experience for media consumption than using a desktop OS. The big issue I'm having is tha
  3. @cr8tor I'll absolutely look into it anyway, thank you
  4. @cr8tor I did have a quick look at it, but a lot of people seemed to be moving to proxmox from unraid. I'll take a look at it, it might be worth setting up unraid as a VM on proxmox, but I suspect not.
  5. Budget (including currency): £300-£400, but priority is low ongoing costs, rather than low initial cost Country: UK (England) Games, programs or workloads that it will be used for: See below I'm looking to replace my janky 2 raspberry pi setup with a custom built machine, on a budget, reusing some parts from an old desktop. Below I've broken down what software I'm planning to run on this machine, what hardware I already have and what I'm planning to get, and some general further information. Software I've been going back and forth about whether to just have a sin