I've always used iTunes to manage my sharing and remote playing of my media library within my home. As you no doubt know, iTunes sucks at sharing/streaming media. I used iTunes because it was the path of least resistance despite all the verbal abuse I've hurled at it...it's bloated, slow, crashes etc...but that's a whole different article.... … Continue reading Multimedia Library Server
This is the most insecure thing you can do to your linux system. That said however, when working on development systems at home I like to logon as SSH. Granted this is behind a firewall to a linux system with no access from the internet. This was tested on Ubuntu 14.x on a Raspberry Pi. … Continue reading Allow Root to SSH for Ubuntu
Setup This info will likely work for general linux as well, but my focus here is on the Pi. You can set it up directly by editing the rc.local file: sudo nano /etc/rc.local After the initial comments (lines beginning with '#') add the following lines: # Auto run our application sudo /home/pi/projects/my_project.a & "sudo" assumes … Continue reading Auto running terminal applications (non GUI) on Raspberry PI
I'm using the "official" Wi-Pi USB WiFi dongle and need to configure it. I'm going to do it via terminal over the wired ethernet port to start with. GETTING THE NETWORK DETAILS To scan for WiFi networks, use the command sudo iwlist wlan0 scan | grep 'ESSID\|IE: IEEE' This will list all available WiFi network … Continue reading Configure WiFi on your Pi
I got one of the cameras that use the port on the Pi. Here's how to enable it: Open the raspi-config tool from your Terminal: sudo raspi-config Select Enable camera and hit Enter, then go to Finish and you'll be prompted to reboot. You can refer to more documentation here on how to test and use … Continue reading Enable the Raspberry Pi Camera
Looking for a good magazine about the Raspberry Pi? I recommend The MagPi. I have no affiliation. They're just a good source of articles that you can download and read in PDF format. Great for all the time I spend commuting to/from work.
Raspberry Pi Setup Notes These are the notes I keep for initial setups of the base Raspberry Pi Linux images. They were collected from all over the internet and from personal experiences. If you find errors let me know. I’m always updating it so check back if you’re looking to add a feature that you … Continue reading Jeff’s Raspberry Pi Setup Notes