Install Hyperion on OSMC / OpenELEC and Raspberry Pi 2

Detailed explanation coming soon. Other guide: Hyperion on the Raspberry Pi Basics: 1. Install OSMC on the Rasperry Pi 2 2. Install OpenElec on the Raspberry Pi 2 3. Connect the leds 4. Install Hyperion on OSMC 5. Install Hyperion on OpenElec 1. Install OSMC on the Rasperry Pi 2 Coming soon 2. Install OpenElec… read more »

Airplay on Hummingboard

How to install Airplay on Humminbgboard for Mac OsX 10.10, iTunes and iOS 7/8. I’m using the spdif output for the sound. And the following modified Geexbox image: Beware: Audio only! More info about shairport: Log in with terminal or putty to the Hummingboard with ssh, you should know how to do this…. read more »

How to install Hyperion on the Raspberry Pi for ambilight

What is Hyperion? Hyperion is another implementation of the ambilight, which seems to have a low cpu usage. After using hyperion, i can conclude it’s notably faster. The following guide is for Raspberry Pi model B with the latest (march 2014) Raspbmc and 50 leds type ws2801. I’ve used the same hardware setup as here:… read more »

How to create a local caching proxy for internet on Ubuntu server

To decrease your internet bandwidth you can use a local caching proxy. For this purpose you can use squid3. sudo -s apt-get update && upgrade apt-get install squid3 Now backup the config file mv /etc/squid3/squid3.conf.old Create the config file vi /etc/squid3/squid.conf And put the following in it. Change the network, port used and dns servers… read more »

How to fix forked-daapd (iTunes server for linux), use Tangerine

DOES NOT WORK! (With forked-daapd) Update: Scroll down to see instructions for Tangerine. This one works. The latest forked-daapd stops streaming after a few minutes on Ubuntu. To remind myself how to compile forked-daapd 0.19 so it doesnt stop streaming after 5 minutes. Check for the necessary dependencies on (create from tarball): sudo -s… read more »

How to mount USB drive on the Raspberry Pi

Guide to mount external usb disk and automount at boot. Connect to the raspberry pi with terminal/putty. Let’s start with sudo sudo -s Connect your usb drive and type: fdisk -l You will see something like this: In the image above you can see the mounted device is on /dev/sda1. It could be that yours… read more »

Project: DIY Ambilight (boblight) with Raspberry Pi

August 2013 Alright so you have a raspberry pi and xbmc (with Raspbmc). But wouldn’t it be awesome to have Ambilight with it? I thought it would! So after i read some about it, i thought there should be a clear and easy guide. Also I don’t like to buy stuff when I can use… read more »

How to connect to the Raspberry Pi from Windows

You can use Putty to connect. Fill in your ip address at the hostname field. Default username and password is: Username: pi Password: raspberry You can configure the raspberry pi with: sudo raspi-config