Category Archive: Raspberry Pi

Jan 24 2018

How to boot from a USB Mass Storage Device on a Raspberry Pi 3

This tutorial explains how to boot your Raspberry Pi 3 from a USB mass storage device such as a flash drive or USB hard disk. Be warned that this feature is experimental and does not work with all USB mass storage devices. See this blog post from Gordon Hollingworth for an explanation of why some …

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Nov 25 2017

Read-only Raspberry Pi script: how to secure a micro SD card so nothing can be written to it

If you’ve ever built a Pi for a kiosk, installation or information display, you’ll find Adafruit’s read-only Pi script invaluable. This script disables all the write-to-SD-card functions, meaning that you can pull the plug without any risk of data loss or corruption. The Adafruit script forces Raspbian to store all its temporary data in memory, …

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Aug 29 2017

Raspberry Pi Pushbutton Shutdown/Startup

This is extracted from a single post by user RonR in a thread about FreePBX for the Raspberry Pi on DSLReports. I though it might be useful to many Raspberry Pi users: Raspberry Pi Pushbutton Shutdown/Startup The attached script will install shutdown and startup capability using a SPST NO momentary pushbutton switch connected to GPIO …

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Mar 04 2017

FriendlyElec releases Ubuntu Linux-ready NanoPi M1 Plus — a $30 Raspberry Pi killer

… there is a new Raspberry Pi competitor that is quite affordable. In fact, some folks may view it as a Pi-killer. The $30 FriendlyElec NanoPi M1 Plus has an arguably superior design and layout, plus important integrated features like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. It even has an IR receiver, onboard microphone, 8GB storage, and both …

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Mar 03 2017

How to Boot Up Raspberry Pi 3 from External Hard Disk

Raspberry Pi is built to boot up and run from the SD card. This tutorial shows you the steps to boot up and run Raspberry Pi from an external hard disk. Source: How to Boot Up Raspberry Pi 3 from External Hard Disk – Make Tech Easier Related article: How to boot from a USB …

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Jan 07 2017

A short guide on configuring your Raspberry Pi to automatically run x11vnc server at startup

Hey guys, I thought I would share a short guide I made about configuring x11vnc to automatically launch every time the Pi boots up. I had such a hard time getting it to work and thought I should spread the knowledge. I’m a noob with Linux and the Pi, so I thought this would be …

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Jan 04 2017

Raspberry Pi as a SOCKS proxy and SSH file server Tutorial

A couple redditors showed interest in how I set up my Pi as a SOCKS proxy and recommended I make a separate post as a tutorial, so I’ll do my best to explain everything. Background SOCKS stands for Socket Secure, and is essentially just a middle man for a server and client for send information …

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Nov 23 2016

Raspberry Pi: Extending the life of the SD card

I realized after posting this that it is a repeat post, but those new to the Raspberry Pi might not have seen the original post, so here it is again: SD cards are said to have a finite life. If you are planning on running a Raspberry Pi 24x7x365, there are some steps that you …

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Sep 17 2016

OAuth 2.0 Support for Asterisk 13, so XMPP connections to Google Voice can be made using the more secure oAuth authentication

If you are running Asterisk 13 (or are ready to upgrade to Asterisk 13) and are using it to connect to one or more Google Voice accounts, you can now use oAuth authentication instead of the problematic username/password, without resorting to the use of a pre-built distribution that may contain features you don’t need and …

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May 07 2016

How to make a Mac Time Capsule with the Raspberry Pi

We’re going to make a Time Capsule using a Raspberry Pi 2 and an external hard drive. Source: How to make a Mac Time Capsule with the Raspberry Pi | TechRadar

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