Monthly Archives: May, 2016

Sabayon ARM – a Gentoo based Linux for Raspberry Pi

#Sabayon ARM – a #Gentoo based #Linux for #RaspberryPi

The developers of the Gentoo-based Sabayon GNU/Linux operating system have announced a new project, called Sabayon ARM, which aims to bring the distro to Raspberry Pi devices.

Read the official announcement

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Free eBook – BeagleBone Robotic Projects

#Free #eBook – #BeagleBone #Robotic #Projects

Get it from packtpub.com before its gone.

How to take screenshot of RaspberryPi Desktop

#Howto take screenshot of #RaspberryPi Desktop

Problem vs Solution

Some time you may need to share the screenshot of your entire screen, for that purpose you can use a command line tool named scrot

Below will take a screenshot and save it in current directory with the name “test.png.”

scrot ./test.png

scrot can do more, try help scrot -h for more usage options.

Reference

Official Android support coming to the Raspberry Pi 3

Official #Android support coming to the #RaspberryPi3

The Raspberry Pi 3 is not hurting for operating system choices. The tiny ARM computer is supported by several Linux distributions and even has a version of Windows 10 IoT core available. Now, it looks like the Pi is about to get official support for one of the most popular operating systems out there: Android. In Google’s Android Open Source Project (AOSP) repository, a new device tree recently popped up for the Raspberry Pi 3. Read more

Project Open WiFi Finder using a RaspberryPi

#Project Open #WiFi Finder using a #RaspberryPi

Project

Follow this project and build yourself a device to detect if there are open wifi networks in your area. Checkout Project page

Project WiFi Door Alarm using a ESP8266

#Project #WiFi Door Alarm using a #ESP8266
Project

In this IoT project ClemRz will show you how to make a WiFi door alarm using a ESP8266. Checkout Project URL

#NameAndroidN – Suggest what will be name of next version of Android

#NameAndroidN – Suggest what will be name of next version of Android

Google is trying to decide what to name the next version of Android. You can suggest names that start with the letter N? Follow this link to post your suggestion to google.

etcher.io – Tool for burning images to SD cards & USB drives, safe & easy.

#etcher.io – Tool for burning #images to #SDcards & #USBdrives, safe & easy.

etcher.io Made by resin.io, using electron and its open source

QEMU 2.6 supports Raspberry Pi 2 Emulation

#QEMU 2.6 supports #RaspberryPi 2 Emulation

QEMU 2.6 is a major release with numerous new features and improvements over the previous 2.5 branch, and according to the release notes attached below it ships with a brand-new raspi2 machine for providing Raspberry Pi 2 emulation support. This enable maker to run software that are built for Raspberry Pi 2 on emulator.

via news.softpedia.com

UDOO X86 SBC that is 10x more powerful than a Raspberry Pi 3

#UDOOX86 #SBC that is 10x more powerful than a #RaspberryPi3

The UDOO X86 is a single board that’s both a powerful PC and an Arduino 101-compatible platform. For makers, this will be the most powerful option available for its size. But where it really stands out from the Raspberry Pi is as a standalone computer. The newest Pi can play games and stream movies but it’s still designed with a strict £30 price point in mind. The UDOO X86 packs tech that has more in common with your desktop tower than a credit sized-computer. Read more details on its kickstarter page