Monthly Archives: May 2012

Raspberry Pi LogoEnable Secure Shell (SSH) On Your Raspberry Pi

Secure Shell or SSH is a network protocol that allows you to run commands on a remote device. In the case of the Raspberry Pi can you execute commands over your network from another device such as a PC or … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoInstall RPi.GPIO Python Library

The RPi.GPIO Python library allows you to easily configure and read-write the input/output pins on the Pi’s GPIO header within a Python script.┬áThankfully this library is now including in the standard Raspbian image available from the Foundations Download Page. If … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoSend Text and HTML Email Using Python

My first attempt at Python programming was a script to send email. This is something I plan to use in a future application so I thought it was a good first step. In order to create my script I used … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoChange Raspberry Pi Hostname

By default the Raspberry Pi has its hostname set to “raspberrypi”. This appears as part of the command prompt when you open a terminal window. It only takes a few minutes and you’ve got a choice of two methods. I … Continue reading

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