Category Archives: Linux

Raspberry Pi development projects and GPIO coding

Ever Since the launch in early 2015 of the Raspberry Pi 2 and followed one year later in early 2016 with the Pi 3, the Raspberry PI development board is now with out question a fully usable desktop computer, provided … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Sense Hat

Having installed and configured my new Raspberry pi 3 this week, I am ready to start my first project with it. At the same time as I purchased the Pi-3 I also purchased the Raspberry Pi Sense hat, so I … Continue reading

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Linux Software Repositories

Linux Software Repositories One of the key strengths of Linux as an Operating system is the large amount of software that is freely available for installation, much like the Android Apps Store but with a greater history. The main difference … Continue reading

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Windows 10 on the Raspberry pi 2

Microsoft’s Windows 10 IOT core , has been available for the Raspberry pi 2 since around April to May 2015 and brings the Raspberry pi range of development boards into Microsoft “Internet of Things” arena, alongside other such development boards … Continue reading

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Linux Configuration files and the command shell .

In one of my earlier posts I talked about Linux operating systems training and the Linux Professional Institute Study Guide (LIC-1). This study guide is aimed at helping with taking the following Linux Exams : LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification … Continue reading

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Linux command shells

Unix and Linux command shells Within the Unix and Linux operating systems , a command shell is an operating system service/application that takes commands from a terminal emulator program or from a script source file and performs any given commands … Continue reading

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Linux Professional Institute Study Guide (LIC-1)

LPIC-1 Linux Professional Institute Certification Study Guide: Exam 101-400 and Exam 102-400, 4th Edition Christine Bresnahan, Richard Blum ISBN: 978-1-119-02118-6 As we are now well into the month of September, the month that traditionally all students start or get back … Continue reading

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Hexadecimal file editors and viewers

In my last post I talked a little about the numeric base systems of (Binary, Octal, Hex-decimal and Decimal) relating them to both computer machine level instruction code and application data. However these mathematical concepts are a little hard to … Continue reading

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My first weeks with the Raspberry Pi 2 and using BerryBoot OS Boot loader.

First Month with the Pi 2 and Installing Berry boot on the Raspberry Pi Its been a good month since I received my first Raspberry Pi 2 development board and during this time I have been busy setting it up … Continue reading

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Coding with text file editors

VIM/Emacs and other text file editor, details and cheat sheets Once you get to know the Linux operating system, something that becomes very clear is the need to be able to edit system configuration files along with shell command scripts … Continue reading

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