Online gaming components & accessories
22 July 2018
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Taking a screenshot on a Raspberry Pi from a remote location
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? Read more...
Collections(s): Raspberry Pi
Tagged with Raspbian, free software, libpng12-dev, raspi2png, screen capturing software, screenshot
3 ways to connect a Raspberry Pi 3 to a network using Wi-Fi
3 ways to connect a Raspberry Pi 3 to a network using Wi-Fi
30 June 2018
The Raspberry Pi 3 comes equipped with on-board Wi-Fi and an Ethernet port. Establishing a network connection using Wi-Fi can be done in a couple of ways. Read more...
Collections(s): Raspberry Pi
Tagged with Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, network, wi-fi, wired communication, wireless communication
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