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Making my PiRadio run at startup

Oddly, the hardest thing so far has been making my Really Very Simple RaspberryPi radio start playing by itself when you turn it on. Which is really the sort of thing you expect a radio to do, really. Not much … Continue reading

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Fridge Gizmo recap

Here’s a quick recap on the main steps I took in making a self-contained gizmo which displays London weather, global random tweets and Twitter trends on an LCD display. No soldering was involved. It’s really rather hypnotic watching utterly random … Continue reading

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Making FridgeGizmo run automatically

…or How to Get a Script to Run Automatically at the Auto-login on default Raspberry Pi Raspbian Linux. I want to get my FridgeGizmo that displays local weather and global tweets on an LCD display to start itself up automatically … Continue reading

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Adding wifi to Raspberry Pi with Edimax EW-7811UN dongle

After a lot of huffing and puffing and making things over-complicated, I got my Raspberry Pi on the internet by wifi with the miniscule £8.27 EdimaxEW-7811UN WiFi dongle. Here’s how I set it up. NB: I’m using a Kindle power … Continue reading

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