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…)

Cutting the Wire – WiFi configuration

There may be cases where you will not have Ethernet cable available to have you RPi connected to the internet. Raspberry Pi without network connection would be something really odd :) So how to get it connected without a wire? Well, you can buy inexpensive USB wifi and and follow our tutorial to have it set up. (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…)

Installing 3G modem

If you have 3G modem, you can easily connect it to your precious RPi and have internet everywhere you go. This can be first step to turn your RPi into wireless 3G router or you can just do it to make sure, that wherever you go, XBMC would be able to download subtitles for the movie :) So, here are step by step instructions… (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…)

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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