Install MPD

MPD stands for Music Player Daemon and once I discovered it I was hooked. This program can turn your RPi into a cloud-like music host. The possibilities are acutally endless, MPD…Read more
Adafruit piTFT install

Adafruit piTFT install

I bought one of these neat modules and am writing up a small digest of the install procedure:   Easy install wget http://adafru.it/pitftsh mv pitftsh pitft.sh chmod +x pitft.sh sudo…Read more
autostart program on boot

autostart program on boot

In the terminal, edit inittab file. sudo nano /etc/inittab Disable getty: find this line in inittab 1:2345:respawn:/sbin/getty 115200 tty1 And add a # at the beginning of the line to comment it…Read more
Easy wireless config

Easy wireless config

Assuming your wifi card is recognised this tool will make your life a lot easier connecting WiFi from the terminal sudo apt-get install wicd-curses Easy as Pi - but it…Read more
Setting Locale

Setting Locale

In the end the used character encoding doesn't matter much, as long as it's a Unicode encoding, i.e. one which can be used to encode all Unicode characters. 75Read more
Training LIRC IR remotes

Training LIRC IR remotes

http://forum.stmlabs.com/showthread.php?tid=5549 TSOP4838 wiring is on the picture. Receiver Pin 1 is DATA, goes to RPi pin 12 (GPIO 18);Receiver Pin 2 is GND, goes to RPI pin 6 (GROUND) Recevier Pin 3…Read more
uPNP server with miniDLNA

uPNP server with miniDLNA

http://everbit.wordpress.com/2013/04/01/minidlna-on-the-raspberry-pi/ MiniDLNA MiniDLNA will allow streaming of video, TV, and pictures from the external hard drive to other devices in your home. Perfect for NZBGet and SickBeard MiniDLNA Install and…Read more