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Arch Linux OpenVPN Server on Raspberry Pi (part 2)

Once yaourt has been configured, download the “netcfg” package by issuing the following commands; yaourt netcfg There will be a list of programs that have netcfg as a search string. Choose the netcfg by the appropriate number: If you are editor savvy then choose to edit the […]

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Arch Linux OpenVPN Server on Raspberry Pi

Brief introduction After reading so many articles in setting up a VPN for the Raspberry Pi the one used in this guide was published in Linux User and Developer Magazine. Whilst the article is excellent, expanded notes have been added for those new to Linux. This is […]

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Tender beginnings with Python

These are scrap book notes on the basics of Python Programming. This is not meant to be definitive guide as there is no “correct” way to play with linux.. I use two distros, Debian and Arch Linux. The body of reference used for the notes is “Python […]

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Minecraft-Pi : the first stages

Minecraft, heavily inspired by Infiniminer, is a sandbox indie video game written in Java originally created by Marcus “Notch”W Persson. The game focuses on allowing the player to explore, interact with, and modify a dynamically generated map made of one meter sized blocks.. For more information, please […]

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David Whale – The Raspberry Pi Expert

I came across David Whale in Foyles in London 2 weeks ago whilst purchasing a copy of Practical Raspberry Pi by Brenda Horan. The main reason for the purchase was to look into the subject of cross compiling.  The initial question that I asked David was based […]

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Back from the Wilderness with Linux

This is a first of a series of posts looking at alternative Mobile devices and Operating Systems that are not as well known as the “Big Boys” (you know which ones I am referring to) and their impact on the Location Based Services Ecosystem. I have used […]

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  • RFID, Raspberry Pi & LBS
    The experimentation with Raspberry Pi goes on. RFID is the next stage in effective Indoor Location Based Services and to understand this the following is a small project that brings RFID to the Raspberry Pi. A brief history of the...
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  • Hacking Location Based Services & IoT with the Raspberry Pi
    Introduction There are very exciting topics that influenced me over the past few years namely Location Based Services (LBS), The Internet of Things (IoT) and the humble Raspberry Pi.  But first a brief background – I am not a technical...
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  • Arch Linux OpenVPN Server on Raspberry Pi (part 2)
    Once yaourt has been configured, download the “netcfg” package by issuing the following commands; yaourt netcfg There will be a list of programs that have netcfg as a search string. Choose the netcfg by the appropriate number: If you are...
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