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Tag: Raspberry Pi

OctoPrint USB Camera Config and Camera Pulsing Fix

Warning, contains flashing images. Have you found that your USB Camera connected to OctoPrint is pulsing or flashing? This is due to auto-exposure not having additional contrast points to work out the optimal value. In this article I'll demonstrate a fix that worked for me.

DeskPi Pro (Fail)

The DeskPi Pro offers more than just a case and cooling solution for Raspberry Pi Fans. It's such a shame the Initial release was dogged with faulty daughter boards.

Pharos/Microsoft GPS on Raspberry Pi

The Linux community do more for Digital preservation than big corporations and original equipment manufacturers. They keep obsolete hardware a purpose in life once again, and today's article is my experience of connecting a legacy Microsoft GPS Receiver to the Pi and how to do it.

Auto Update Your Raspberry Pi

Need to ensure your Raspberry Pi is patched and up-to-date? This article shows you how to add an auto-schedule script to check and upgrade your pi unattended.

Headless Raspberry Pi Desktop Installation

This article explains how to install and configure a Raspberry Pi with Debian OS without the need to plug your Pi into an external Keyboard, Mouse and Monitor. As an optional extra, I'll show you how to enable VNC if you want to remotely connect to the Pi desktop.

Upgrading your Pi-Hole

In today's article, I'll show you the simple steps needed to update and upgrade your PiHole installation.

3D RGB Xmas Tree Light Chaser

Using a simple mapping of the Xmas Tree, you can create some amazing effects by spinning the lights from the bottom to the top of the tree and vice-vera. This article shows the mappings necessary to help you with your projects.

Merry Christmas 2020

Merry Christmas 2020, In this article I'm going to show you how to adapt the official Raspberry Pi 3D RGB Xmas Tree to read a PNG file to apply a pattern to the lights on the tree, improving on the supplied official scripts.