Category: raspbian

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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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SaltStack .sls file to allow root to log in directly

I’m lazy and I have bad admin habits, like logging into a LINUX server, directly, as root. Worse than that, I like to set the…

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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…

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How to Connect a Raspberry Pi to WiFi

Built-in WiFi on a computer is a feature and a security hazard. Being conscious of it and taking control of it are two good steps…

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How to Fix locale Problems on Raspberry PI

How to fix messages about locale settings: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. perl: warning: Please check that your locale settings: LANGUAGE = (unset), LC_ALL =…

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How to Move Raspbian swapfile to USB

Running your raspberry pi from SDcard works, but has its foibles. For one, consistent reading and writing to and from an SDcard is a sure…

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How to Really Disable IPv6 on Raspberry PI

Oh, I know, I know. Internet Protocol version 6 is the future and the answer to my dreams. Why would I ever want to shut…

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How to Turn off Bluetooth on Raspberry PI

Bluetooth technology offers convenience – from hands-free phone calls to wireless file-sharing to playing music on a vehicle’s speakers. But leaving your Bluetooth on all the time…

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How to Create and Use Passwordless Logins on LINUX

If you’re comfortable that you’ve got a strong firewall and password on it, you can preshare keys between all of your raspberries! That way, when…

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