slide

Alternative Linux Desktop Environment: OpenBox

We all tried GNOME, KDE, LXDE, XFCE, and the recent generation of DEs such as Cinnamon and Unity. They are all bloated and overrated. Now we want to switch to a light-weight, clean, fast, and highly customisable that you can build from scratch: OpenBox. OpenBox is a configurable menu system…

Split your SSH command line terminal screen with Byobu

Byobu is screen multiplexer. That means you can have multiple sessions during your SSH access to your Raspberry Pi. Byobu is particularly usefull when you are multi-tasking on your Pi, such as coding during upgrade or download of a big file. With Byobu, you can split your SSH session into…

Take low light, dark night photos, with Raspberry Pi Zero W with NoIR camera and send them across network with Python and socket

The Raspberry Pi Zero W is the latest addition to the Pi, with small form factor which makes it suitable for spy camera, that you could put on the shoe shelves to monitor your cat. The NoIR camera is a modification to the Raspicam without the Infrared filter. This filter…

Raspberry Pi 3 connecting and setting static IP addresses on multiple networks

So you got Wifi at home and a pocket mobile wifi dongle for remote access when you are traveling. You want Raspbery Pi 3 to know which network it is currently connecting to and assign a static IP accordingly. Here is how. Edit /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf, then ctrl+x y: $sudo nano /etc/wpa_supplicant/wpa_supplicant.conf…

Editing Text Files on Raspberry Pi remotely with Atom

Install atom on your Debian / Ubuntu laptop / PC: Download atom-amd64.deb from the Atom releases page. Run sudo dpkg –install atom-amd64.deb on the downloaded package. Launch Atom using the installed atom command. On atom go to Edit -> Preferences -> Install -> look for remote-atom, click Install Run remote-atom…

Next Page »