Raspberry Pi Geek

  • Welcome to the online home of Raspberry Pi Geek, a print and digital magazine dedicated to the amazing $35 Raspberry Pi computer. Each issue of Raspberry Pi Geek offers special projects and expert advice on configuring, programming, and hardware hacking for the Raspberry Pi, with additional coverage of other open platforms, such as BeagleBone and Arduino.

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RealVNC for Free; Asus Tinker Board; Pi Compute Module 3; Dride Smart Dashcam; and NextCloud Box.

Backing up images with the Raspberry Pi

Users who like to take pictures while on the go also need a mobile back up medium in order to free up space on their digital camera's memory once its capacity is full. A Raspberry Pi is the perfect device to use as an image tank for backing up pictures.

The BH1750 Digital Light Sensor

The BH1750 digital light sensor can be used to provide information to the Raspberry Pi about ambient light levels. The output data is quickly available via the I2C-Bus. It can also be conveniently accessed from the component itself.

Q4OS with the Trinity Desktop

With its new Trinity desktop, Q4OS 1.8.2 will appeal both to users of older PCs, Linux newbies and fans of KDE 3.

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Using the RPi Cam Web Interface

You can access and control the Raspberry Pi camera module from your favorite browser using the RPi Cam Web Interface software.

Write your own drivers for Arduino

So, you have some new kit for your Arduino – maybe some sensors or ICs – but programming them is clumsy and painful. Don't despair: You can make your life easier by writing your own drivers!

Current Issue

22/2017
The "Tools you Need" Issue: NextCloud, VPN Access Points, dstat, YaST, and much, much more...

In this issue, use RFID cards and a card reader to secure your projects, play games with a custom-made controller, set up servers with the YaST configuration tool, turn you Pi into a smart video recorder, and control your army of robots with a PSP.

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