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

Technical info

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.

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Raspberry Pi as mail and web server

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.

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Using SATA harddrive with Raspberry Pi

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

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Digital Signage with Raspberry Pi

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

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idg.se article with “everything you need to know about Raspberry Pi”

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

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Raspberry Pi org on IoT

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

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EasyIoT Framework

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

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Raspberry Pi Hats

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

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AirPi – measuring air quality

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

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Wolfram Mathematica

Mathematica is a computational programming tool used in science, maths, computing and engineering. It was first released in 1988. It is proprietary software that you can use for free on the Raspberry Pi and comes bundled for free with Raspbian. … Continued

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