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Tag: Raspberry Pi

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.

Building a Pi-Hole

How would you like to browse the web with fewer adverts? Play mobile games on your phone or tablet without unnecessary ads? or even better, reduce the amount of tracking your devices collect of your browsing habits? Sound too good to be true? Probably, but you can give yourself an edge by building a very cheap and simple Ad and Tracking blocker for the cost of a of a round of drinks and a packet of crisps to build this project.

Setting up a Pi-4b Gaming Rig – Part 1

Bored with Lockdown? Why not spice things up by building your own Retro Gaming Machine for the home? Today's Blog shows how to do this using the latest Raspberry Pi-4b and RetroPie.