Replace Google Reader with a Raspberry Pi. With Google Reader shutting down this July, you might be looking for another way to stay on top of your feed subscriptions.
Why not set up a Raspberry Pi to do the not-so-heavy lifting instead of importing your feeds into yet another web-based service? After all, you never know when anyone (or everyone) is going to pull the pin on their aggregators — especially since RSS is supposed to be dead already anyway. Just follow Conor O’Neill’s lead and install Tiny Tiny RSS on your Raspberry Pi. It’s an open-source app that has been around for ages, and its developers provide a tarball that makes setup on the Pi (or any Linux-powered system) a simple task. Soldering is Easy â comic. RPi Beginners. Back to the Hub.
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Community Pages: Tutorials - a list of tutorials. Learn by doing. Programming the Raspberry Pi with Raspberry Pi co-founder Eben Upton. Webinar Session Resources: Presentation File Recorded Session Video.
R-Pi Troubleshooting. Back to the Hub.
This page lists the most common problems and suggests some solutions. See RPi_Bugs for problems that are bugs. Tiny Terminal: Maker Builds a Working Raspberry Pi Laptop. Engineers build Raspberry Pi supercomputer. (Phys.org)—Computational Engineers at the University of Southampton have built a supercomputer from 64 Raspberry Pi computers and Lego.
The team, led by Professor Simon Cox, consisted of Richard Boardman, Andy Everett, Steven Johnston, Gereon Kaiping, Neil O'Brien, Mark Scott and Oz Parchment, along with Professor Cox's son James Cox (aged 6) who provided specialist support on Lego and system testing. Professor Cox comments: "As soon as we were able to source sufficient Raspberry Pi computers we wanted to see if it was possible to link them together into a supercomputer.
We installed and built all of the necessary software on the Pi starting from a standard Debian Wheezy system image and we have published a guide so you can build your own supercomputer. " The racking was built using Lego with a design developed by Simon and James, who has also been testing the Raspberry Pi by programming it using free computer programming software Python and Scratch over the summer. DOOM on your Pi - SparkFun Electronics. Contributors: Jimb0 Share Use this URL to share: Share on Twitter Share on Facebook Share on Google+ The Raspberry Pi is a cross between a typical embedded system – like an Arduino – and a desktop computer.
The Pi packs a 700MHz ARM11 Core with 512MB of RAM, HDMI and audio outputs, 2 USB ports, an Ethernet jack, and an SD socket with support for up to a 32GB SD card. In the eyes of some, it’s one of the more powerful, cost-effective embedded boards to hit the market. To others, it’s one of the most compact, bare-bones personal computers ever to grace the electronics world with it’s presence. The Raspberry Pi is a great platform on which to learn Linux and programming. And, of course, it can be used to play games. Chocolate Doom running on the Pi. Covered in This Tutorial. What is Minecraft: Pi Edition? Have you ever thought about learning to program?
Where would you begin? Ten pimped-out projects for the Raspberry Pi. 2013 will be an exciting year in the world of gadgets -- new game consoles are launching, gadgets to automate homes and improve health are popping up regularly, and this could finally be the year the mythical Apple TV ships.
While these are all undeniably cool, the gadgets that will really transform the future are being prototyped in hackerspaces and garages all over the world. Increasingly, the Raspberry Pi is the platform of choice for these forward-thinking gadgeteers. Makers are using the tiny $35 (£22) platform to help the blind, manage their email, play games -- even put on pyrotechnic stage shows that would make the most hardened hair band weep with joy. These 10 projects show the enormous potential of this tiny board and should keep your weekend full of prototyping fun. Time-Lapse Dolly Moving time-lapse videos are a sweet art form, but kind of tricky to pull off. Raspberry Pi Review. Back in personal technology prehistory—you know, before computers were idiot-proof enough to grace any living room—it was tough to use a PC without possessing an intimate understanding of how and why it worked.
The advent of prefabricated machines and graphical operating systems has helped the industry explode like those of us who witnessed its birth could never have dreamed of, but that remarkable success has come at the cost of the pioneering spirit that started it all. But all hope of regaining that foundational force it is not lost.
The Raspberry Pi ($35, as tested), a tiny and brilliantly inexpensive proto-computer, encourages exactly the kind of exploration and tinkering that are nowadays often relegated to even the fringes of the DIY and enthusiast communities, and demands your active participation and intellectual engagement. But be forewarned: You cannot be a passive user. Programming the Raspberry Pi webinar with Eben, April 4. I can’t believe I’ve just typed the word “webinar”. It’s a horrible neologism – right up there with “mentee” and “edutainment”. Still, a webinar is what Eben’s* doing, so that’s what we’re having to call it.
We hope all you mentees will find it edutaining.