Category Archives: Raspbian

Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Display Images On Raspbian Command Line

If you are using your Pi to capture images using the camera it can be useful to display those images without launching a desktop environment. One of the ways of doing this is to use a utility called “fim”.

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Raspberry Pi LogoSimple Raspberry Pi Camera Photo Gallery Using PHP

There are a lot of Raspberry Pi camera projects out there that capture photos. Obviously. I’ve found a nice PHP script that lets you view these photos directly from the Pi via a web browser. The script is called “Single … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Autostart Apps In Rasbian LXDE Desktop

If you use the Raspbian operating system on your Raspberry Pi you will be aware that when you type startx you launch the graphical user interface “LXDE”. Within this environment there are plenty of applications and utilities. In your projects … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Change The Command Line Font Size

If you are using your Raspberry Pi with a smaller screen you may want to change the font used on the command line to make it easier to read. I usually do this when I am using various portable LCD … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Take Screenshots On The Raspberry Pi

While putting together some future articles I wanted to take some screen shots within LXDE, the Pi’s default graphical interface. I considered taking them on my PC using a remote desktop connection to the Pi but I thought it might … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Connect The Perixx Bluetooth Keyboard To The Raspberry Pi

I’ve recently got hold of a Perixx 804 Bluetooth keyboard which I plan to use with my tablet for typing and future Raspberry Pi projects. I chose the Perixx 804 as it uses a UK keyboard layout. The black version … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoRunning A Python Script At Boot Using Cron

There maybe times when you want to run a Python script when your Raspberry Pi boots up. There are a number of different techniques to do this but I prefer the method that uses “cron”. Cron is a job scheduler … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoHow To Setup A Web Server On Your Raspberry Pi

This page aims to summarise the steps required to install a webserver with PHP support onto your Raspberry Pi. This will allow the Pi to server HTML and PHP pages to users on the same network. This is a useful … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoCapturing HD Video With The Pi Camera Module

Not only can the Raspberry Pi camera capture photos but it can also capture full HD video at 1920×1080. The official camera module has been optimised to use the full hardware media capabilities of the Pi’s processor which allows it … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi LogoCreate Raspberry Pi SD Cards Using Fedora ARM Installer

It’s possible to buy preloaded SD cards to use with your Raspberry Pi but at some point you will need to learn to create your own. This will allow to update your system for free or allow you to create … Continue reading

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