Raspberry Pi Geek

  • Welcome to the online home of Raspberry Pi Geek, a print and digital magazine dedicated to the amazing 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.

Inside Our Latest Issue

Welcome

My dad was a maker. He was a professional designer and a classically trained painter. Back then, he was designing and building window displays for Oxford Street shops. One of his things were paper sculptures. He made galleons, desert islands, trees, and fairy tale characters of exquisite detail out of carefully cut and folded snow-white sheets of fine card.

Taking the Raspberry Pi over hill and dale

The Raspberry Pi is the heart of many different projects, be they navigation devices or flight scanners. When equipped with a suitable keyboard and simple monitor, the little computer can also be put to use for tasks in the great outdoors.

Using the ESP8266 as a micro-controller for servomotors

With an ESP8266 and a few components, you can put together your own robot arm.

Evaluate systemd logs using Journalctl

The Journal is a component of systemd that is responsible for viewing and management of log files.

Featured Articles

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

23/2017
Back to Basics (sort of): Commandeering the Linux command line, looking at logs, and securing Secure Shell

In this issue, we study some basic, but overlooked tools running on Raspberry Pi. We also take the Pi out into the world, build a robot arm, and connect Lego Mindstorms modules directly to a Pi.

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