1. How to Repair a Broken Raspberry Pi SD Card Slot

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    This neat little how-to has the unexpected bonus of being a cheaper fix for us folks on this side of the pond. The guy who wrote this piece lives in Detroit and had […]

  2. How to Clone Your Raspberry Pi SD Card for Super Easy Reinstallations

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    re-posted from Lifehacker If you’ve ever turned a Raspberry Pi into a media center or retro gaming station, you know how frustrating it can be when it crashes and corrupts your SD card. Here’s a little […]

  3. Build a remote-controlled car with Raspberry Pi

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    Bogdan Craciun’s slideshare presentation gives details of how to build a remote-controlled car: Related articles Hacking a $9 Remote Controlled Car with Arduino Raspberry Pi needs a roadmap?

  4. Booting Raspberry Pi in Readonly

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    Researcher and developer Rui Ferreira writes about how  (after he experienced a couple of annoying data losses) to boot a raspberry pi with the SD card partition in read only mode. Rui writes, “A lot […]

  5. WiringPi GPIO Interface library for the Raspberry Pi

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    WiringPi, from self-employed ICT consultant Gordon Henderson, is a GPIO access library written in C for the BCM2835 used in the Raspberry Pi. It’s released under the GNU LGPLv3 license and is usable from C and C++ and […]

  6. Build Your Own Portable Raspberry Pi

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    Courtesy of Element14’s Ben Heck Show, a video tutorial on how to build a portable Raspberry Pi. Intrigued? Then look on: and part two:     Related articles Raspberry Pi for Dummies Death […]

  7. Python Programming with Minecraft Pi

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    Teacher and developer Craig Richardson is working on a lovely symbiosis of Minecraft, Raspberry Pi and Code Academy to construct a learning environment for students: “When I first heard that Minecraft would be released […]

  8. Getting started with Raspberry Pi – new slideshare

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    Tom Paulus has posted a lovely, detailed slide set for Rpi users, with a nice section comparing it with other low-cost boards, and featuring detailed tutorials. Poste on Slideshare only a few days […]

  9. Google Reader closing down

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    Google is closing Google Reader down at the end of June. IT specialist John Stuttle gives some pointers . If you use Google Reader to subscribe to and read RSS feeds you need to take […]

  10. Web browsing: Using Netsurf for tax returns

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    In response to a newsgroup query about using a Risc Os browser to complete an online tax return, Chris Newman responded: “I did my last return on the PC as Netsurf didn’t have […]