Category Archives: Raspbian

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

I’ve recently got hold of a Perixx Bluetooth keyboard (Model 804) 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 … Continue reading

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Running 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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How 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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Capturing 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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Create 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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Matrix Pi – Running CMatrix on the Raspberry Pi

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Ignoring the fact that they made the mistake of turning a two film story into three films, The Matrix is cool. Regardless of what my wife says. So I decided it was vital that I get the Matrix text “rain” … Continue reading

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How to rename your Raspberry Pi

The Raspbian SD image gives your Raspberry Pi a default name of ‘raspberry’. This name appears in the command prompt. Many people will leave it at the default but you may wish to change it to something more unique. It’s … Continue reading

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How to change the Raspberry Pi password

The default Raspbian SD card image configures a default user account called ‘pi’ with a password of ‘raspberry’. Every device using this image will therefore have the same username and password combination. This is great for quickly getting starting but … Continue reading

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