How to configure a static ip wired address for the Raspberry Pi

How to configure a static ip wired address for the Raspberry Pi? It’s really easy to do, this is for a wired connection! Log in with ssh to your pi (how to) and be sudo: sudo -s Edit the following file with VI vi /etc/network/interfaces Delete everything you see and past the following: auto lo… read more »

How to use VI

I like to use VI instead of other editors. It’s simple and easy to use and available on almost every Unix system. VI is also very powerfull when you learn more about it, but i’ll only explain the basics here. Good to know: VI has 2 command modes: command mode and insert mode. Insert mode… read more »

How to install Couchpotato, Sickbeard and Headphones on the Raspberry Pi

How to automate downloading files with couchpotato (movies), sickbeard (series) and headphones (music) for the raspberry pi. In this guide i’ll only use torrents. First we need to install git sudo -s apt-get install git python2.7 python-cheetah python-openssl Couchpotato Create user and download couchpotato and move the folder to a more logic place useradd –system… read more »

How to get AFP (netatalk) working on Raspberry Pi or linux for Mac OsX 10.8

How to make AFP (netatalk) working on the Raspberry Pi or linux for Mac Osx 10.8. sudo -s apt-get install avahi-daemon libavahi-client-dev libdb5.3-dev db-util db5.3-util libgcrypt11 libgcrypt11-dev Let’s get back to the home dir in user mode: exit cd ~/ Now we need netatalk, just get the latest from sourceforge: This is probably not… read more »

How to install Transmission (torrent client) on the Raspberry Pi

I’ve been using transmission for some time now and so far it has been a good torrent client. To install follow the following steps. Connect to the raspberry pi with ssh or open a terminal. Let’s be sudo to make it easier sudo -s Install with apt-get install transmission-daemon It’s done installing, time to add… read more »

How to setup samba (windows file sharing) for Raspbian

Connect to the raspberry by ssh or open a terminal window. Enter the following in the terminal: Login as sudo sudo -s Update your software apt-get update && apt-get upgrade Install samba apt-get install samba samba-common-bin Since I’m using it on a LAN i dont care about logins, so with the following configuration everyone (guest)… read more »