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How to Use a Real Hard Drive on a Raspberry Pi

With my recent success of setting up an m.2 drive on a Raspberry Pi, I thought I’d repurpose an old 3.5″ SATA drive. I jumped…

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How to Monitor UPS with Raspberry Pi

I’ve got a couple of LINUX servers and a Synology NAS on my Cyber Power 1350 UPS. I’d like to monitor the battery level and…

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How to Boot a Raspberry PI 4 from Thumb Drive

So, it seems things have gotten easier with the new round of Raspberries. The Raspberry Pi 4 is capable of booting directly from USB. No…

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How to Overclock a Raspberry Pi 4

Back in the day, you could use raspi-config to play with the clock speeds to overclock your Pi. Those were also the days of dire…

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How to Install an M.2 hard drive on a Raspberry Pi 4

Looking to remove one more speed bottleneck from your Raspberry Pi server? Me, too! That’s why I looked into SSD hard drive technology, specifically an…

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How to Use a USB Drive on a Raspberry PI

Sometimes you need a little extra legroom on a Raspberry. Just to store some files or maybe you’ve got an application that does a lot…

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How to 3D print from a Raspberry Pi

Got a 3D printer? Tired of running to the printer to swap SD cards with your model files? Do you hate tying up your laptop…

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Maddening i2c problem with the Adafruit ccs811

I’m trying to write a python script to use my and it WON’T respond. I’m sure my python code is good, but I keep getting…

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DIN-r plate Raspberry Pi Rack System

How do you rack and stack your raspberries? If you like experimenting on Raspberry PIs, you probably can’t get enough of them–or you keep buying…

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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…

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