Raspberry Pi comes with a camera module that can take full HD shots. Here is the guide to use your Raspberry Pi as a surveillance camera.
Linux (especially Ubuntu) tips & tricks
If you want to get the latest version of Firefox, there is a convenient repository available which repacks and distributes the latest official Mozilla builds.
If you want to find out the download and upload speed of your Internet connection, speedtest-cli is one good command line tool you can use in Linux.
While there are many ways to increase WiFi connection speed, one of the easiest way is to switch the default WiFi channel to one that is less congested.
if you need access to your Raspberry Pi from Windows, you can use Microsoft’s Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) to access Raspberry Pi.
Optical media can be a cheap backup solution, but it fails more often than one would hope. You can improve it by creating a crash-proof backup. Here’s how.
Samba allows a Windows PC to connect to Raspberry Pi and manage files on it. Luckily, installing and configuring Samba on a Raspberry Pi is quite simple.
One of the attractive things about the Raspberry Pi is that you can install multiple Linux distros on Raspberry Pi and at boot time select which OS to use. Here is how you can do it.
nmap is a powerful tool for network discovery. There is a graphical front-end for nmap called zenmap, which makes nmap much easier to use.
If you want to access the full desktop on a remote Raspberry Pi, the easiest way is to setup VNC on Raspberry Pi so you can connect to it anywhere.
Following on from the first part in this series, it is time to look at some of the more advanced features of nmap.
The Vim editor is a useful command-line based tool for experienced users as well as newbie. Here’s a cheatsheet to help you get the most out of Vim.
nmap is a network scanning tool which can be used for a whole variety of network discovery tasks including port scanning, service enumeration and OS fingerprinting.
Do you have trouble connecting to Raspberry Pi (using SSH) because you don’t know its IP? Learn how to use static IP address and setup SSH on Raspberry Pi.
Looking for a better solution to manage multiple SSH connections in Linux? Look no further. PAC Manager is the one for you.
Don’t you hate it when some resource intensive apps cause the PC to be slow? Here is how you can control process CPU usage for these resource hungry tasks.
If you are an audiophile, you’d scoff at the suggestion of using the Raspberry Pi to listen to music. But that’s because you haven’t yet tried RaspyFi. It’s designed for music lovers and is fully equipped to work with your HiFi gear.
Since the Raspberry Pi can run Linux and FreeBSD, it can also use the Go language. See how you can build it from source and install Go on a Raspberry Pi.