Chris Allen's personal blog

blog about what is going on in the life of chris allen

January 2024 update

2024-01-20 2 min read blog Chris Allen
Life & Working I am currently motivated to embark on a weight loss journey due to some health concerns I am facing. My wife and I are exploring the possibility of moving soon, with the hope of finding the perfect home. I am currently engaged in a 40-hour IT support position in my local area. While the job can be stressful at times, I find satisfaction in the work, and I am fortunate to have a positive relationship with most of my colleagues. Continue reading

Feb 8 2023 update

2023-02-08 1 min read blog Chris Allen
youtube video I got how to use syncthing video shot and been editing it. I have a few issues with it and trying to make it look better hope to have it out in a couple of weeks. I also have another video coming out about problems i had switch from tower case to 1u server case. websites I havn’t been good about updating this or website. I have been busy setting up my own system that will grab the code from github and and create the site with hugo and then upload the new website. Continue reading

Jan 11, 2023, update

2023-01-11 1 min read blog Chris Allen
Wow, the past few weeks have been insane with Christmas and my grandma’s hospital visits. But the good news is she’s all better now and back at home relaxing. I’ve been keeping myself busy too though, working on my home network and getting my website,, set up on it. I’ve even got a new subdomain,, where I can easily update affiliate links and other stuff. And on top of all that, I’m almost done with a script for a couple of videos I’m planning on releasing this month. Continue reading

October 25 2022 update

2022-10-25 1 min read blog Chris Allen
I am currently looking for a good-paying job. I have had a few interviews in the last few days. Most of the jobs they want to offer me were not for me or had low pay. While I wait on finding a good job, I am doing some gig work like door dash, uber eats and GrubHub mostly in west Wichita. I have also been working on this website and https://computerhacking101. Continue reading

a new tripod for my videos

2022-09-11 1 min read youtube Chris Allen
I am going to be buying a new tripod from amazon. I should be getting it in a couple of days. [KINGJOY 75" Camera Tripod has an adaptor to use a camera or a phone on the tripod. It is only around $33.00 to buy it. I will tell you more about it on this page when I play around with it. I will be using it to hold my phone right now and later on I can buy a camera to do my videos on. Continue reading

I just bought a new mic

2022-08-28 1 min read youtube Chris Allen
Somehow my old mic stopped working. So I went to amazon and bought a new mic. Here it is with a picture of how I set it up. IF you would like the one you can go to So far so good with the mic. The test I did with it seems to be working better than my old mic. I will be posting a few test videos soon and will be posting them here. Continue reading

July 28, 2022 update

2022-07-28 1 min read blog Chris Allen
I started to move my Proxmox server to my 1u case and ran into a couple of problems. One is easily fixed and for the other one I will have to wait for a while. I am going to have to move the stand-offs for the motherboard. I just have to get a different wrench set. I lost the one I need of course. For the other one, I will have to wait until the heat sync company sends me the correct heat sync. Continue reading
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