Raspberry Pi

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 »

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 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

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: http://netatalk.sourceforge.net This is probably not… read more »