Setup a Raspberry Pi PHP web server

Lighttpd is a lightweight web server, with all the essential functions of a web server, PHP is a server-side scripting language designed for web development but also used as a general-purpose programming language. This is a tutorial on how to install Lighttpd and PHP on a Raspberry Pi. Step 1: Prerequisite Raspberry Pi running Raspbian OS SSH client such as PuTTy If you like to use GUI ( Graphical User Inte ...

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Power over Ethernet for Raspberry Pi

I recently purchased a Cisco Catalyst 3560 48 port PoE Switch and soon realized that I didn't need 48 ports. I soon started thinking of ways of using that power for other needs like charging phones or running devices. It then hit me that I could run a Raspberry Pi off PoE by use of a transformer. This Instructable is my first one and I wanted to share the amazing abilities of running one network cable to a ...

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Raspberry Pi Internet Radio / Music Player

Introduction In the March 2012 issue of Nuts and Volts I wrote an article entitled "Build Your Own Wifi Internet Radio" about how to build an Internet radio using a repurposed wireless router. While this project worked fine (and still does) it had limitations driven mainly by the small amount of RAM available on the router. After publication of that article, I continued to evolve the design so that it could ...

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Internet of Things Toilet Uploads Events to the Cloud (Raspberry PI)

Internet of Things Toilet uploads flush events and toilet paper roll change out events to Google Drive spreadsheet. How does it work? – An aquarium liquid level sensor float switch detects toilet tank level; flushing lowers the level closing the switch. A photo cell located in socket (blind hole) of the toilet paper holder spindle mounting arm detects when the spindle is removed to change out the toilet pap ...

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Raspberry Pi Twitter Monitor

The Twitterverse Like it or not, Twitter is a force to be reckoned with. Millions of people use Twitter to talk about general happenings in the world and their lives. Large events like conventions, elections, and uprisings have a habit of crashing the Twitter servers. You, an avid DIY hacker, want to know how to use that massive stream of digital social media. There are plenty of fun projects built around T ...

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Build your own internet radio

This Instructables shows you how to build an internet radio (listen to jazz, house music, rock, salsa...) in less than 30 minutes without any technical knowledge nor soldering. The radio uses a raspberry Pi as hardware, a ready to flash file to write a SDCard and a graphical interface to customize the radio itself. Step 1: The Hardware Get first a Raspberry Pi 2 from any vendor (see here). The Raspberry Pi ...

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Web Enabled PIXEL on Raspberry Pi

The PIXEL kit from LED:ART consists of an RGB LED matrix, a IOIO Mint Bluetooth microcontroller to drive the matix, and some software to give instructions to the IOIO for what to display. Originally, only an Android and PC based software was available.  Now, web based controls are available, via a Java application.  Web based controls means that platforms with a modern browser are supported; iStuff, Android ...

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How To Setup A Web Server On Your Raspberry Pi

This page aims to summarise the steps required to install a webserver with PHP support onto your Raspberry Pi. This will allow the Pi to server HTML and PHP pages to users on the same network. This is a useful mechanism to view images and/or data on the Pi from another device, whether that is a PC, laptop, tablet or mobile phone. Note : Before experimenting with network enabled features you should really ma ...

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How to send SMS from a PHP website through HTTP by using Raspberry Pi

Background of sending SMS from website with Raspberry Pi Are you curious about the most easiest way to send SMS from your website? Nowadays, I have become really interested in the field of Internet of Things (IoT), therefore I thought it would be cool to integrate a Raspberry Pi to this SMS messaging solution. Accordingly, this tutorial is intended to provide a full review on how to send SMS from a PHP webs ...

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Internet controlled SCALEXTRIC with Raspberry Pi!

With this project I can use dataplicity (dataplicity.com) and a Raspberry Pi to control the speed of a car on a SCALEXTRIC system from the internet. I had a look around for tips on where to start and found a few people had had a crack at it but that documentation was distributed and not so straightforward to follow, so after I figured it out I pieced it all together in one example below. Just for good measu ...

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