Category: raspberry

How to schedule a job on the raspberry pi

How to schedule a job on the raspberry pi


In this example I would like to restart my raspberry pi every night at 12 pm. For this usage a crontab can be really handy. If you are interested in how to get it working, follow this guide: Before starting with the crontab,  make sure to make a on your particular script (in my case … Continue reading How to schedule a job on the raspberry pi

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Alert Mail Raspberry Pi

Alert Mail Raspberry Pi


Temperatures above 80 °C can damage your raspberry pi. Especially if your using your pi as a webserver, webcam-stream or as a display system, in a 24 hour-operation, you may want to get warned via Email. Getting a notification from your pi is pretty simple, just use the script below: If you have any questions … Continue reading Alert Mail Raspberry Pi

Tutorial: How to take a photo with the raspberry pi camera board

Tutorial: How to take a photo with the raspberry pi camera board


To take brilliant photos with the raspberry pi camera is pretty simple, if you follow this step by step guide. 1.  You need to connect all your peripheral devices (Monitor, Power-supply, Keyboard and a Mouse) and of course your Camera. 🙂 2.  To make sure all your package-lists are up-to-date run: sudo apt-get update If … Continue reading Tutorial: How to take a photo with the raspberry pi camera board

How to automatically start Google Chromium on a raspberry pi

How to automatically start Google Chromium on a raspberry pi


To automatically start an application is pretty simple on a raspberry. This step by step guide will show you how to do so. If you have Chromium already installed, you can skip Step 1. Otherwise you'll need to open your terminal. 1. Type the following command: sudo apt-get install chromium-browser 2. Still in the terminal type: … Continue reading How to automatically start Google Chromium on a raspberry pi

Establish a vnc connection to your raspberry pi from a Linux-PC


VNC (Virtual Network Computing) is a great way to control your raspberry pi remote from your Linux-PC. In this quick tip we are only using Linux on board tools. Benefits of a vnc connection: You don't need to plug-in: keyboard, display or mouse. 1. Step Connect via SSH or open a terminal session directly on … Continue reading Establish a vnc connection to your raspberry pi from a Linux-PC