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.

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.

Add QR codes to your Raspberry Pi and Arduino projects

Create a web page to generate your own QR codes, use MIT's App Inventor to build an Android QR code reader, and finally, put QR codes on your Pi and Android sensors with links to documentation or real-time web data.

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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