My Raspberry Pi Journal
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#0 First test; scrot
My first test using Midori web browser on Raspberry Pi to blog on blogspot. It worked flawlessly. Also uploaded a sample of scrot screen capture.
Aug 4, 2013
#1 TheMagPi #8 Print Trouble
I had trouble printing out TheMagPi magazine#8
Aug 4, 2013
#2 SpliX defined
Trouble printing with Open Office/Libre Office. SpliX defined.
Aug 5, 2013
#3 Printer Trouble; Libre Office Trouble
Printer Trouble not printing until 'resumed'. Libre Office Calc multiple windows problem.
Aug 6, 2013
#4 Playing Video
Trouble with omxplayer. mplayer2 to the rescue!
Aug 11, 2013
#5 SD Back Up Frustration
Why do I have to pull the SD card out of the machine just to back it up?
Aug 14, 2013
#6 SD Back Up Trouble part 2
For some reason, it didn't work as per instruction
Aug 14, 2013
#7 Rob Bishop Roadshow at Boulder Colorado
Chatted with Rob Bishop from the Raspberry Pi Foundation
Aug 15, 2013
#8 Too many failures
Definitely a very frustrating day.
Aug 18, 2013
#9 Print on Demand
Bookmaking with Staples and Duck Tape.
Aug 23, 2013
#10 Bookmaking with Thermal Binder
I bought one of those fancy thermal binder.
Aug 24, 2013
#11 Cigar Box Computer with Raspberry Pi
Putting Raspberry Pi into an old Cigar Box for the case
Aug 26, 2013
#12 Installing NOOBS
Various distros OS. Have an operating system for your Raspberry Pi.
Aug 27, 2013
#13 Installing CUPS
Common Unix Printing System. How to print.
Aug 28, 2013
#14 Adding Temperature Widget
Adding temperature widget on Desktop GUI Panel.
Aug 29, 2013
#15 Changing Desktop Background
Changing Wallpaper Desktop Background
Aug 30, 2013
#16 Installing Libre Office
Also known as Open Office. An open source productivity suite.
Aug 31, 2013
#17 Installing GIMP
A really sophisticated paint program.
Sep 2, 2013
#18 Installing mtpaint
A really simple paint program.
Sep 3, 2013
#19 Calibre e-book Publishing
Using Calibre to format e-book
Sep 4, 2013
#20 Installing Web Camera
Cheap web camera on sale. I couldn't resist.
Sep 9, 2013
#21 Total Cost of Ownership
Raspberry Pi is just a start. Here's the total cost I've spend on the hobby (so far)
Sep 14, 2013
#22 Bash: Master Task List in Linux
A simple script that I use to manage my ToDo List
Sep 16, 2013
#23 Bash: Sorting Log Frequency
A simple script programming for log analysis
Sep 17, 2013
#24 Learning To Solder
Sparkfun Big Time Soldering Kit
Sep 19, 2013
#25 Adafruit LCD w/ Keypad
Putting my newfound soldering skill to use
Sep 20, 2013
#26 Slim Pi Project
Don't we all want one of these?
Sep 21, 2013
#27 Cheap Transparent Case for Raspberry Pi
The cheapest one I've found so far. Also flimsy.
Sep 23, 2013
#28 Raspberry Pi Trademark Rule
Putting notices to make the lawyer happy
Sep 25, 2013
#29 Bash Shell Scripting
A little discussion about shell scripting
Sep 26, 2013
#30 NOOBS 1.3 Beta Announcement
It has now gone gold.
Oct 1, 2013
#31 Package List and Update
The packages found on the newly updated Raspbian
Oct 8, 2013
#32 Adafruit LCD w/ Keypad First Test
Finally installed the python script to use the LCD
Oct 15, 2013
#33 Learning Python
A little comment about the thickness of the book
Oct 22, 2013
#34 Noob-Guru: The Great Divide
When the obvious is not obvious
Oct 29, 2013
#35 Cron Macro
Undocumented cron macros
Nov 5, 2013
#36 Updating Raspberry Pi
Nov 12, 2013
#37 Trying Out Operating System
Fail and Fail. Arch Linux and Raspberry Pi
Nov 19, 2013
Flushing out write buffer to disk
Nov 26, 2013
#39 Portable Webcam Hardware - hardware+os
Self contained webcam unit
Dec 3, 2013
#40 Portable Webcam Software - motion
Setting up the software to start at boot. Lots of frustrations here.
Dec 10, 2013
#41 Portable Webcam Network cron @reboot
Using cron macro to start motion program at boot
Dec 17, 2013
#42 Symbolic Linking
Similar to copy, but it's a link, not a copy
Dec 24, 2013
#43 Speech Synthesis Trouble
Tried 3 different speech synthesis programs: espeak, festival, and basic256
Dec 31, 2013
#44 Prevent screen from blanking
My hackish, inelegant solution to prevent screensaver from activating
Jan 7, 2013
#45 SlideShow Update
My very own Raspberry Pi Picture Viewer
Jan 14, 2013
#46 Disable screensaver
My simple, elegant way to disable screensaver. It's part of noobtools.
Jan 21, 2013
#47 SD card capacity
Sometimes different SD card brands have differing capacity
Jan 28, 2014
#48 SD Back up time
Just how long does it take to copy SD card completely, anyway?
Feb 04, 2014
#49 SD Card Formatting
Different ways to format SD cards using sfdisk
Feb 11, 2014
#50 Tape Archive Compression
Failed experiment in trying to make a faster TAR
Feb 18, 2014
#51 Screen Capture
Using the unfortunately named scrot program
Feb 25, 2014
#52 Spell Checker
Raspbian comes with built-in spell checker
Mar 4, 2014