Hotspot – WiFi Access Point

When I was thinking of buying Raspberry Pi few months ago, I was also about to buy 3G router/AP. When I learned what RPi is, and I saw people trying to make AP out of it, I knew where to place my money :) I know I’ve chosen right… RPi as AP gives you enormous number of possibilities: wireless streaming of cartoons to your tablet when you’re in the car. Your wife (if you have one already ;) ) in the same time can watch Desperate Housewives… and you can focus on pleasure from driving. I hope you’re interested already so let’s do it. (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…)

Media Center – (XBMC + polish VOD and subs)

Many people buy Raspberry Pi because it is capable of playing Full HD movies, while the price of it is very attractive and power consumption is close to none. Hence, I cannot imagine our website without at least a brief introduction to XBMC. Since there are hundreds of websites, where configuration of XBMC is described in very detailed way. Here you should find all basic stuff on how to turn your little RPi into cool media center. (more…)

Making Raspi visible – hardened SSH configuration

By default Raspbmc frobids SSH login from outside of our local network (192.168.*.*). It is a safety measure, because too many people exposed their Raspberry to the Internet without changing default passwords or generating new public keys. However what if we want to have constant access to our Raspi shell account from work or any other place? This tutorial will show how to expose Raspi to the Internet in a secure manner. (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…)

Webcam

Raspberry Pi with its very low power consumption and huge possibilities is a good candidate to become guardian of our property. Now with RPi you will be able to monitor on-goingly what’s going on in your appartment or office. You can record it in a movie format or store snapshots only – and you can do it only if anything changes in your camera’s sight. Cool, right? So let’s do it! (more…)

Torrent Client (Transmission)

RPi consumes only a few watts of power so it seems to be ideal torrent client platform – it can run for days and slowly (or not) download the content from internet. Setting up Torrent client is very easy. Here is how to do it… (more…)

Multimedia file server (DLNA/UPnP)

Have you ever wanted to watch movies, listen to the music or watching your picture collection on your TV or smartphone without a need to connect your laptop to the tv set? Maybe you have PS3 and you always dreamt of having access to those resources with PS3? (more…)