Category Archives: RaspberryPi

Nice write up on how to create a Minecraft server with RPi

I know I have posted a few of these before.  But this is a nice write up so I thought it worth posting up.  Note I think you can get away with an RPi original here too, not just an … Continue reading

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Have a spare RPi, setup a game server

It seems the game server setup for RPi’s has expanded alot from just minecraft.  Doom and Quake are on the list now.  And another one called Windward sounds interesting ($10 a whack thought).  FreeCiv might be a good one to … Continue reading

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How to secure your RPi

A good chunk of this is common knowledge.  But its a good writeup just the same. Take These Steps to Secure Your Raspberry Pi Against Attackers

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Nice write-up on the the MagPi Google Assistant hack

I like this write up.  Unlike some of the other ones, you don’t have to hit a button to kick it off.  Its voice activated like the one you can buy. http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-Free-Google-Assistant-for-Raspberry-Pi/

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Another automated turret build

This one is a bit interesting since it seems to shoot bursts out instead of single shots.  The difference from past ones is no arduino involved (RPi and a hat for motor control), and no laptop to do image processing/etc. … Continue reading

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Nice write-up on how to convert your RPi to be a Google Assistant

So, want a google home but don’t want to shell out $100.  Have a spare RPi?  This looks like a good build to try out. http://www.instructables.com/id/Voice-Activated-Google-Assistant-for-Raspberry-Pi/

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Cool looknig smart mirror

This has to be one of the nicer builds I have seen.  Uses a large monitor and the frame is perfect at hiding it.  Oh and a RPi is controlling the whole thing. https://www.instructables.com/id/LuxOs-Open-Joinery-32-Smart-Mirror/

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Ha, simple robot build

This one is pretty impressive build.  With an RPi and some simple motor controllers. http://hackaday.com/2017/05/31/zerobot-is-as-simple-as-it-gets/

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Getting Serial data from Arduion ot RPi to MySQL with CoAP

I have heard bits about CoAP in the past, never thought past that.  Looks like CoAP could be a good simple interface for IoT builds.  This one is getting sensor data out to the rest of the system https://www.instructables.com/id/Serial-Data-From-Arduino-to-Raspberry-Pi-to-MySQL-/

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Awesome Arcade build

The author did a good job with writting up the hardware part of this build.  I like how all the measurements are done out for you too to cut your own. https://www.instructables.com/id/Arcade-Machine-Avengers-Design/

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