Your Raspberry Pi needs an operating system to be usefull. The standard Raspbian would be your number one choice, but you have more possibilities. And endless ways to play or prototype with your Raspberry Pi
The webpage armbian.com is the place to go for a lite Debian distribution. And at the same time is a good source of detailed technical information on several single board computers. Power consumption, interrupts, capabilities etc. Recommendable. Go there.
Here. https://www.pestmeester.nl/ you can find a detailed and straight forward guide to set up a Raspberry Pi as a secure webserver (Nginx), mailserver (Postfix / Dovecut) and owncloud server including MySQL, PHPmyadmin and free SSL setup. Go do it.
The SD-card has all the room you need for Linux and most of what programs you could think of, and if you need more room for data you could most likely do a connection to a network share somewhere. But … Continued
Raspberry Pi is a general computer and can do general computer stuff. You don’t have to use the special GPIOs for everything. So why not use it for digital signage: It has a HDMI output so uoui can put a … Continued
With a title like that we have to post a link to the article – even though it is in swedish: http://techworld.idg.se/2.2524/1.654374/raspberry-pi-tips-guide-projekt
Well, you can do this yourself, but here it is: A search for IoT related posts on raspberrypi.org: https://www.raspberrypi.org/?s=IoT Friendly warning: Don’t go there if you are a curious geek – it will take you hours before you get out … Continued
EasyIoT framework is a platform for using the Raspberry Pi with a lot of connectors and sensors. You can test the EasyIoT Cloud solution or you can download the framework for your own Raspberry: http://iot-playground.com/ nRF24L01+ is a module for sending … Continued
You can find the specifications for the Raspberry Pi GPIO and a lot of add on boards at pinout.xyz: https://pinout.xyz/ You can find more Raspberry Pi hats and more here: https://www.tindie.com/browse/raspberry-pi/ How about a touch sensitive mini-display, sensors for a weatherstation, USB … Continued
AirPi is essentially a Rasberry with different sensors, to monitor the weather (or indoor climate). It is measuring: Temperature, relative humidity, air pressure, light levels, smoke, and the concentrations of carbon monoxide, and nitrogen dioxide. These data are analyzed to … Continued