How to Build a Raspberry Pi Weather Station
Building a Raspberry Pi Weather Station is a popular and fun project. It entails some wiring/soldering, python programming, scraping the Adafruit website for software and drivers, and finally some engineering to get a Raspberry to live outside in your backyard with access to your network. Depending on how fancy you want to get, this weather […]Read More
How to Enable Direct login for root
If you’re just playing around on a Raspberry Pi and you don’t feel like constantly sudoing to root, enable root to login directly! Sure this is not best practice and it promotes bad sysadmin behaviours, but it’s a real time saver when you’re just playing in the Raspberry PI sandbox and you don’t care about […]Read More
How to Configure Nagios on a Raspberry
There are host templates and service templates. Host templates control settings for host objects and service templates control settings for service objects. A host object in Nagios is something that you want to monitor. A service object is a service that is running on a host. There are .cfg files that contain these definitions. The […]Read More
How to Switch to https for Free!
If you’re running a website, you probably want it on Google. Google prefers websites that use HTTP and will rank you higher if you are running a secure website. Turning on HTTP for apache on a Raspberry is no different than setting it up on a larger computer. It used to be that you had […]Read More