Minibian is a smaller footprint of raspian, it’s really clean and you now have the power to decide what you want to install, which is really good for small projects because it starts really fast and doesn’t use a lot of memory. Adjusting the Locale and Time Zone The initial locale and time zone is … Read more
Had a strange problem when I was starting to move my files from the faulty NAS to my new NAS. I got Error -50 every time I tried to move directories, but files worked fine. The problem seems to be that Apple (OSX) stores information in all directories in a hidden catalog called .AppleDouble. After … Read moreError -50 when moving files
My ReadyNAS NV+ threw in its towel yesterday and was completely dead :S I removed the electronics to see if there were something that looked strange like a bad capacitor or burn marks. But it all looked fine, so my prime suspect was the PSU. The PSU At the first look the old PSU had … Read moreScary!!! My NAS broke!
I needed a circuit that could split 12-18 volt and create a virtual ground for my CMoy headphone, I was not happy with my passive virtual ground with capacitors and resistors due to 20% difference between + and – side. When looking through my op amps I found that I had bought a lot of … Read moreVirtual Ground with OP AMP
Using a 3.5″ screen using up more than half the I/O I was wondering if it was possible to use bitbanging to send data through one of the GPIO’s. Since I have also a few RPi 3’s it was interesting to test these. I use Raspbian on RPi2 but I use Ubuntu Mate on the … Read moreGPIO Speed Test on a Raspberry Pi
Ubuntu Mate only provides instruction how to use Linux to download and install the image to a microSD card, so here is how you can do it for Mac OS X. Download Ubuntu Mate from https://ubuntu-mate.org/raspberry-pi/ You will need xz tools to unpack the archive, if you don’t have it installed you can use homebrew … Read moreInstall Ubuntu Mate using OS X
Made an environment logger using Arduino, NodeJS and Mongodb Logs temperature, humidity, heatindex and light level to a web application running node.js and mongodb. You can read more on github
I have saved two non-functioning laptops with a 1920×1080 resolution screen that I was planning to strip and use the screen for making a thin monitor. My plan was to use the onboard controller but I have not got around to it. But I found this little guy on ebay M.NT68676.2A, its a LCD/LED Screen … Read moreTurned an old laptop LCD to a thin monitor