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.

Inside Our Latest Issue

Backing up photos with the Raspberry Pi (Part 2)

Whenever you're traveling, there's always a chance you could lose your camera, so you should save your pictures as you go. The Pi image bank can save images and even display the pictures via a web server.

Evaluate systemd logs using Journalctl

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

Using the BMP180 to record air pressure and temperature

The kernel module simplifies access to the BMP180 sensor, allowing you to record the temperature and air pressure with shell commands.

Operating the Raspberry Pi 3 in 64-bit mode

The Raspberry Pi 3 usually has a 32-bit Linux system running, in spite of the 64-bit CPU that is built into the little computer. We decided to see how the RPi3 runs with a real 64-bit system.

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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