Category Archives: Debian

Rediscovering Flotilla

Back in 2015 I backed Pimoroni’s Flotilla modular physical computing devices on Kickstarter and got an early set. I had some fun exploring it, but the software and support materials weren”t quite ready at the time and I started a … Continue reading

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Updated SenseHAT weather station

Still pondering how best to improve my simple Raspberry Pi SenseHAT weather station, but I thought I’d share some improvements. The code now keeps track of highs and lows over the period it’s been logging and displays them on the … Continue reading

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Simple Raspberry Pi weather station

Chart showing the weather in my lounge overnight! Can you spot when the central heating came on? Also note the correlation between temperature and humidity. Numbers refer to blocks of 5 minutes. I previously blogged about some very simple Python … Continue reading

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Little Box of Fip

I’ve made many Raspberry Pi internet radios in the past – here’s how to make the simplest one possible, making use of an ancient RaspberryPi 1B that was lying neglected at the back of the drawer. This one is so … Continue reading

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Updated URLs for your internet radio

I’ve just been doing my annual maintenance on my kitchen radio – it’s an old RaspberryPi with a lovely Pimoroni Displayotron3000, and it runs their lovely radio script. (You configure it by editing the dot3k.cfg file in ~/Pimoroni/displayotron/dot3k/advanced) I’ve made … Continue reading

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