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

Teaching Makers

During the 2015 – 2016 school year, I organized and managed my child’s school computer club. I trained as a teacher, so I was not intimidated by the kids. On the contrary, I found the experience fun and stimulating, especially considering there was no stress of exams or grades.

Using openSUSE's YaST on the Raspberry Pi

The almighty YaST configuration tool makes it much easier to transform your Raspberry Pi running openSUSE into a file server.

Open and secure videoconferencing with Jangouts

Jangouts, an open and free drop in for Skype and Hangouts, when installed on a Raspberry Pi provides a videoconferencing solution for up to 40 users for under $50.

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.

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

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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