Category Archives: Raspberry Pi

You Can Now Easily Connect to Your Raspberry Pi From Anywhere In World With VNC Connect

Real VNC is an excellent, easy way to remotely connect to your Raspberry Pi from your home network, but it’s a little confusing for beginners. VNC Connect is a new version that simplifies the process and makes it easy … Read more

How to Build Your Own Amazon Echo with a Raspberry Pi

The Amazon Echo is useful to have around the home. It can play podcasts, take reminders and notes, tell you the length of your commute, even control other appliances in your house. But at prices ranging from $50 to $150, … Read more

How to write an image file to an SD card under Mac OS X (for Raspberry Pi)

Find the SD card device

In this case, the SD card is /dev/disk4. DO NOT get this wrong or you may destroy all the data on the wrong disk/card/drive.

diskutil list

   #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER
   0:      GUID_partition_scheme                        
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Program a Raspberry Pi Zero Over the USB Port

The Raspberry Pi Zero might still be hard to find, but at least it’s not hard to use. DIYer and teacher Te Co Ed shows off how to easily program and use the Pi Zero over USB.

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Start VNC automatically

So a couple of you have been asking about getting VNC to start automatically (me included).  I did a bit of digging and have figured out what to do – it’s a few simple steps.  First off though, must say … Read more

Raspberry Pi Easy SD Card Setup

SD Card setup

To boot the Raspberry Pi, you need an SD card installed with a bootloader and a suitable Operating System. Some Raspberry Pi kits will come with a ready-to-go card, but if you didn’t receive one you will … Read more

Raspberry Pi HDMI display spills off the screen or is cut off


Startx fails to start

If you just get errors instead of a desktop when typing


you may be out of storage space on the SD card. By default there are only a few hundred MB free in the … Read more

Raspberry Pi Setup for Beginners

Where to start?

Any easy question to ask, but a very difficult one to answer!

  1. If you are looking for any information related to SD Cards and setup look here
  2. If you need to get a RPi, the see the 
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