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Santa ws good to me.

Posted 02-19-2019 at 04:18 AM by peonuser

Now have my first 64 bit machine. It came with ubuntu. More later..
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Many options.

Posted 12-02-2017 at 04:51 PM by peonuser
Updated 12-27-2017 at 05:20 PM by peonuser (update)

Gosh I like the rpi zero w. Even a rpi zero can be used to make simple robots to give away for the holidays. added the enc28j60 to the rpi zero. just a 10 meg connection, but it works well enough. amazing how well the rpi zero can become a man in the middle device.

More info:
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Posted 07-15-2017 at 07:03 PM by peonuser

Motioneyeos can turn a Raspberry Pi into an ip camera.

Normally I am not fond of canned software, but this one might be an exception. Motioneyeos is a raspberry pi implementation for the program Motion. Motion is software to control video capture devices. All control is done via the web. For purposes of this project we used an original raspberry pi. ( There are several releases depending on the unit you have.

First I...
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A few rpi setup notes.

Posted 04-11-2017 at 07:49 AM by peonuser

Basic setup
install jessie os
do updates
install vim mc


Check Ethernet & Wifi Before continuing make sure the Ethernet cable is connected in and you can ping out from the Pi:


You will also want to set up your WiFi dongle. run

sudo shutdown -h

now and then plug in the WiFi module when the Pi is off so you don't cause a...
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wifi is now really working.

Posted 04-04-2017 at 08:13 AM by peonuser

After doing some research, I was able to make my original rpi work as an access point. Perfect match for my old nexus 7 2012.Had to go to jessie and change the wifi driver. Adafruit had a good tutorial on how to set it up. Went on to set up a simple lamp with linux apache2 php and mariadb. Installed the gui and then installed xrdp and it works great too.

Now to do the same for an rpi zero so I can carry it around in my pocket or thereabouts. Another "InTRAnet of things"...
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