Internet controlled SCALEXTRIC

Race the Raspberry Pi! We wanted to see if we could control the speed of a car via the internet. When we looked for tips on where to start we found that quite a few people had had a crack at it, but the documentation was all over the place. So, we figured it out and pieced it all together in one example below. We plugged the system into dataplicity, and now we can set an optimum steady speed on a smart phon ...

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Adding Webmin to manage a Raspberry Pi

My preferred method to work with a Raspberry Pi is via SSH. When one installs Raspian from the Raspberry Pi website, SSH is active and available on port 22 (default SSH port number). All one needs is an ethernet connection, a DHCP server and a computer on the network to begin using the Pi. http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbian_latest SSH gives one a terminal with command line access. Command line access ...

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Raspberry Pi – Network Spy Energy Saver

The subwoofer we had in our home cinema setup died a few weeks ago, so I did my research and found a nice replacement. The only thing I didn't spot was the fact it never goes into standby if there's no signal (unlike the old one). I tried using some eco plugs which turn off peripherals when the TV was turned off.. but it learns the TV remote signals, and completely turns the TV off as well.. meaning that yo ...

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Control raspberry from twitter

OBJECTIVE:  Use the Raspberry PI to monitor a Twitter feed and control a mechanical device.If you are not interested in the details of the build and just want to see the result you can watch the vid below. RESULT:  Success!!!  You can control the "The Hand of PI" by sending a tweet to @OurCatDoor.   If your tweet includes any of the text below, the "Hand of PI" obeys your command.  Valid commands are (lower ...

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Raspberry Pi Tor relay

Tor (short for The Onion Router) is a system intended to enable online anonymity. The Tor client software directs internet traffic through a worldwide volunteer network of servers to conceal a user's location or usage from anyone conducting network surveillance or traffic analysis. Using Tor makes it more difficult to trace Internet activity, including "visits to Web sites, online posts, instant messages an ...

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Raspberry Pi as webserver.

This instructable will only briefly show a way to enable webtraffic to your Raspberry Pi. In the last step you'll find a guide to add the content. You'll need: 1 Raspberry Pi 1 Router 1 Micro USB cable 1 Ethernet cable (and of course an Internet connection) Step 1: Raspberry Pi as webserver - connect to router. First you need to connect your Raspberry to your router. Connect ethernet cable to a free Lan-por ...

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Setup Weaved and the Raspberry Pi

If you’ve ever tried to setup your Raspberry Pi as an Internet of Things device, you’ll know that unless you jump through some massive hoops, you’re stuck serving web pages and data on your local network. Getting information from your Pi on your phone, or while you’re at work or school . . . it’s nearly impossible. There are a lot of ways to work your way out to the internet. They’re often painful . . . ISP ...

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Raspberry Pi at Work: Serial Console Server

It is some time passed the last (modern) Millennium. We are now in the age of "Cloud Computing" yet there are still those who staff 24/7 Data Centers...... Where Inevitably "Legacy Systems" Lurk , running some forgotten but critical applications on hardware systems passed their prime. These systems steadily hum along in the dark and dusty remote reaches of Data Centers HAUNTING operations staff; because no ...

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Integrating a traffic light with OP5 through a Raspberry Pi

The last couple of months, I have been amazed about the Raspberry Pi. I won’t go into great detail on this wonderful device, other than the obvious. It is cheap It comes with Ethernet, HDMI It runs Debian Linux It has GPIO, general purpose input output, pins on the board So, the device itself is just screaming for some interesting projects, interfacing with stuff that normally are not integrated with your I ...

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Raspberry Pi: Airplay Reciever

Today I am going to show you how to setup your Raspberry P (Model B or A (With Ethernet adapter) as an Airplay receiver. It is very simple to do and will not take much time at all. Step 1: Materials (Sorry for the bad picture quality, it gets better) To get the receiver set up, you will need these materials: Raspberry Pi (With Ethernet) Ethernet Cable and Router SD Card (Min. 4GB) 3.5mm to 3.5mm Audio Cable ...

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