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Can this makeshift vertical case keep the Pi cool?

The Raspberry Pi 4 offers an excellent upgrade to the preceding Pi 3B+, but keeping the new model from overheating can be a challenge. Users have tried many techniques to tackle this issue, from running the Pi in the open air to utilizing cooling rigs with fans attached. But as vertical cases are gaining popularity, can my DIY vertical case keep the Broadcom BCM2711B0 quad-core A72 SOC (system on chip)—cool?

Raspberry Pi – Awesome custom MOTD

Even though the Raspberry Pi comes with an HDMI port, most projects are headless (runs without a display), which suggests you’re mostly using SSH to access the system. I’m bored of seeing the most basic login banner with no information. This login banner is your MOTD (Message of the day, Linux term).