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Installing the Arduino IDE on a Raspberry Pi 3
Installing the Arduino IDE on a Raspberry Pi 3
1 July 2017
The Arduino IDE is available for all the major operating systems, but this post will show how to install it on a Raspberry Pi 3 running Raspbian Jessie. Read more...
Collections(s): Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Software
Tagged with Arduino, Arduino IDE, Arduino programming language, IDE, Linux, Linux software, Raspberry Pi, Raspberry Pi software, Raspbian, Raspbian Jessie, free software, getting started, microcontrollers, programming, programming software, software
Using Cron for scheduling tasks
Using Cron for scheduling tasks
30 June 2017 | Updated 11 July 2017
Cron, also known as crontab (aka cron table) has a schedule formula for any minute of any day of the week, month and even any year in the future. It is perfect for scheduling repetitive tasks on for example the Raspberry Pi running Raspbian. This post will go through the basics and some tips on how to use Cron's functionality. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Home Security, Raspberry Pi, Website Development
Tagged with Bash, Cron, Debian, Linux, Python, Raspbian, free software, getting started, operating system software, scheduling, scheduling software, software, ssmtp
Communicating between 2 Raspberry Pis using sshpass
Communicating between 2 Raspberry Pis using sshpass
10 September 2016 | Updated 15 July 2017
sshpass is a Linux software package that can be used to establish a direct (secure) connection between two Linux operated computers. This connection allows 'remote' access to a 'local' computer to run commands 'locally'. Communicating between 2 Raspberry Pi's using sshpass will show you how. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Raspberry Pi, Website Development
Tagged with LAN, Linux, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, SCP, SSH, home web server, network, network protocols, software, sshpass, tutorial
Understanding some common network protocols
Understanding some common network protocols
7 September 2016 | Updated 17 November 2017
Deeper exploration into the world of inter-computer communications will reveal more and more types of communications (e.g. radio waves, Ethernet, Bluetooth, etc.), their interfaces and the network protocols they use. Read more...
Collections(s): Home Automation, Home Security, Raspberry Pi, Website Development
Tagged with Eclipse IDE, FTP, HTTP, LAN, Linux, Microsoft Windows, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, SSH, home web server, information, network, network protocols, sshpass, web server
Using WinSCP to connect to a Raspberry Pi
Using WinSCP to connect to a Raspberry Pi
1 June 2016
WinSCP is a free and open-source file transfer emulator, almost like Windows Explorer. We will be using WinSCP to connect to a Raspberry Pi, which will enable us to easily copy files and directories from other sources and easily set their permissions. Read more...
Collections(s): Coding, Raspberry Pi
Tagged with LAN, Linux, PuTTY, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, RetroPie, SCP, SSH, WinSCP, getting started, media centre, network, openElec, programs