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Using a remote control with a Raspberry Pi Kodi media center
6 November 2018
What is a media center without remote control? Fortunately, Kodi can be configured with various types of remote controls. This post explores all the remote control options available and show how to to connect and map them in Kodi.
Getting started with private projects on Raspbian and Bitbucket
28 October 2018
Bitbucket is a great alternative to Github to start, store and track simple programming dependant project files. On a Raspberry Pi it can be simply done using Raspbian. In addition to Github, projects uploaded to Bitbucket with less than 6 contributors can be kept private and won’t cost a cent.
Taking a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi from a remote location
1 July 2018
Whether it is for debugging purposes, making images for tutorials or capturing a moment in a game, screenshots (screengrabs or screen captures) often come in handy. Most operating systems, including Raspbian, will have options to create screenshots by using the keyboard, but what if no keyboard is connected?
Using the UART interface
5 June 2018
UART (universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter) is a communication interface used between two microcontrollers. Data signals are transferred using two lines, one for transmitting signals (Tx) and one for receiving signals (Rx).