Category Archives: DIY

Tune-up a Ikea Expedit shelve with a LED Strip

I was tired of looking into my plain, dull, boring, tedious, monstrous Ikea Expedit shelve in the living room. And, it seems that the mew trend at the independent furniture shops (ok, the Pakistani at Lisbon downtown) is to apply … Continue reading

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Raspberry GPIO

Finally the fun stuff. Messing around with the General Purpose Input Output of the PI. So, first things first. First you must identify what revision PI you are working. Visually, looking at it, if there are 2 mounting holes is … Continue reading

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Raspberry PI configuring Wi-Fi command-line

This was a saga… i bought myself a second hand USB dongle, a Dynamode WL-700N-XS ultra compact (nano) 802.11b/g/n compatible Wi-Fi adapter, based in tbe Realtek 8188CU chipset. A fully updated USB Wi-Fi adapters list is mantained here. This chipset … Continue reading

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Raspberry PI follow-up

So, i did get a (actually 2) Raspberry PI and did get it up and running, it was time to do anything useful with it… Time to setup a Samba server for network recording of security camera feeds. I went … Continue reading

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Raspberry PI first steps

As every and each true geek, i get myself a Raspberry PI. First error, i ordered only the Raspberry, should have bought also a case (i will buy one soon, but with added shipment costs…). First choice to make, a … Continue reading

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