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Berry Bookies – A Horse Racing Game For The BerryClip

Jim Flewker, a retired languages teacher, has written a horse racing game in Python for use with the BerryClip addon board. In the game you select one of six horses using the BerryClip button and then wait for the result of … Continue reading

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Quick Guide To nano Text Editor On The Raspberry Pi

If I need to edit text files directly on my Raspberry Pi my text editor of choice is nano. There are other text editors available but I prefer nano’s relatively straightforward interface. As a command line based utility it may … Continue reading

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How To Setup Minecraft On The Raspberry Pi

Until recently I had never played Minecraft but it’s popularity meant it was something I felt I had to try. I installed the free pocket edition on my Nexus 7 to try it out and as a result decided to … Continue reading

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Playing Videos On the Raspberry Pi Command Line

If you need to play video files and you don’t want to install a full media solution such as XBMC then you can play them directly from the command line using Omxplayer. This is a media player created by Edgar … 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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Raspberry Pi Command Line Audio

Things have moved on a bit with the Raspbian image since I wrote my Raspberry Pi Speakers & Analog Sound Test post. So I decided to take another look as I wanted to start adding some audio to my experiments. … Continue reading

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Adding A Watermark Or Logo To A Timelapse Video Using Avconv

The purpose of this post is to demonstrate how to add a logo to your time-lapse videos. The logo can be any graphic you can create and could easily be a watermark or text. The objective was to add my … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi CPU Usage Monitoring With A BerryClip

While wandering the internet I found an article Raspberry Pi: CPU usage monitoring using GPIO by chteuchteu. This explained how to display the current CPU usage on 7 LEDs attached to the GPIO header. I thought this would be a … Continue reading

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Berryclip 6 LED Board Testing in C

This post is for the lucky owners of the BerryClip 6 LED add on board and is the first of a series of posts to get you started with an alternative to Python. This article covers using C, but there … Continue reading

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Top 8 Free Windows Tools for Raspberry Pi Development

This is a list of the free tools and utilities I use on a regular basis when messing around with Raspberry Pi development. They are quite specific to the type of projects I am working on but I thought people … Continue reading

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