Category: Raspberry Pi

3.5″ TFT Touchscreen for Raspberry Pi

I recently purchased one of these cheap 3.5″ TFT displays for the Raspberry Pi from eBay for £10 and spent many hours trawling the web trying to get it working.       This is a summary of all the steps I needed to follow from various sources. Running the latest Debian Stretch Lite First …

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Raspberry Pi script to get cpu/memory/uptime/memory

From a few goole sources I put this script together to grab the cpu temperature, utilization, free memory and uptime from my raspberry pi weather station and write the results to my MySQL database. I will use this data at some stage in my Weather Station project. #!/bin/bash # # Script to get Raspberry Pi …

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Raspberry Pi weather station

A few months ago I started putting together a R-Pi weather station using: BMP085 Wind Speed sensor Window Direction sensor DHT22 Ultra Violet Radiation sensor TEMP6000 Light Sensor MCP6273 – opamp for UV sensor Webcam After a corrupted Pi SD Card and loosing the backups I’ve decided to restart this and will document everything this …

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Netware 3.12 on the Raspberry Pi

After successfully booting Windws 1.01 – 95 on the Pi, for the next feat I decided to try and get Netware 3.12 booting. This proved a challenge and took quite a few hours to get working. Initially I used the same method I did for the booting of Windows but when trying to get Netware …

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Windows emulation on the Pi

After reading a few posts on the RaspBerry Pi forums from users who have gotten Win95 working on the R-Pi I decided to give it go and see if I could run Windows from v1.0 to 95. Windows runs on the R-Pi via qemu but its really slow. This is really just to show that …

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Setting up web based/client less SSH for the Raspberry-Pi

I had a spare Raspberry Pi lying around so though I would see if I would get a web based SSH session going for the raspberry pi, as well as setting up SSL using a free 1 year SSL cert from StartSSL It was surprisingly simple. After searching around I came across GateOne which gets …

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Raspberry Pi – 16×2 LCD

Setup my Raspberry Pi with a spare 16×2 LCD connected to the pi’s GPIO pins. For some reason I could not get it working with the example from Adafruit http://learn.adafruit.com/drive-a-16×2-lcd-directly-with-a-raspberry-pi/overview After a bit of searching around I came across Raspberry Pi Spy. Tried the example from there and it worked first time. 16×2 LCD Module …

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