Google Coder

Good news everyone! There are people at Google who loves our favorite credit card sized toy. Google released its Google Coder platform for development of web applications. Anyone can now develop and test HTML, CSS and Javascript code through web browser. Nonetheless, they favored mac OS users and prepared tool for quick install but left linux and windows users without even a simple tutorial. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a rocket science, but short description wouldn’t hurt, would it?  (more…)

Mopidy – Spotify client

Ever thought it would be great to stream your favorite spotify playlists to your stereo? Now you can with help of raspi and mopidy, a richer MPD alternative. Spotify Premium account is required to use mopidy, but you can try 30 day trial before subscribing. (more…)

MPD – Music Player Daemon

From MPDs site: Music Player Daemon (MPD) is a flexible, powerful, server-side application for playing music. Through plugins and libraries it can play a variety of sound files while being controlled by its network protocol. And it does what it says, perfectly. It’s fast, it’s simple to setup and use. In comparison to LMS it’s limited in features (e.g. can’t serve files to clients) but makes up with speed and straightforwardness.  (more…)

Squeezeslave

LMS up and running? Just one step left to turn your raspi into the best internet radio. (more…)

Logitech Media Server

I think I can safely assume that all of us at least one time in ours life listened radio. It’s a great to have “something to play in background” while we enjoy other things. Let’s turn our raspi into greatest radio you’ll ever have. (more…)

Sickbeard

Sickbeard is a great program for you if you like to watch shows and you use raspi as multimedia center. It watches for new episodes of your favorite shows and when they are avaliable it sends them to download, organizes, and downloads info about them.  (more…)

Linux Basics

Starting a journey with linux can be tough at times, especially when you are no tech pro. Yet, it’s worth taking a while to get to know this system and it’s basics. Maybe someday you will switch to, say,  Ubuntu instead of pricey Windows. Who knows? ;) (more…)

Putty

Having you raspi all set up, working like a charm, hidden somewhere under TV set. But every modification or correction means plugging keyboard, occupying tv and writting all commands by yourself. But hey! there is something you might be interested in. Putty.
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