Evade georestrictions with the Raspberry Pi

In this article I will talk about the use of a professional VPN service called Hide My Ass (I have no affiliation with them).  This allows you to send and receive data online while appearing (to everyone else on the Internet) as though you are in a different country.  They have VPN servers all over the world so essentially this allows you to easily select the country from which you want to access georestric ...

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Child Safety: How to sandbox your children’s web traffic cheaply using a Raspberry Pi

You can pick up one of these for under £30 Heavy Disclaimer Although the Raspberry Pi described here is super cheap, you will have to have some slightly specialized network equipment to do this. In particular you will need a VLAN aware network switch and a VLAN aware Wifi Access Point at a minimum. These used to be costly but are getting cheaper. I HIGHLY recommend the: Ubiquiti UniFi UAP Indoor Scalable Wi ...

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Raspberry Pi Dumb Terminal

Back in my day the internet was a dumb terminal connected at 300 baud through an acoustic coupler to a timeshare system, and we liked it! Ok I'm not actually that old, but how amazing it must have been to be using telephones to connect up to the ARPANET before it was legal to even connect a modem directly to your phone line (yeah for real, direct modems were illegal)! This time period was so magical! The co ...

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Single User Multi Tasking on Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry pi is a mini computer which is designed in a single board with all the essential components required for running an operating system. The Raspberry pi board runs on ARM11 processor but is available at extremely cheap price. The board is provided with a RCA connector which can be used to connect it directly to a TV screen which is based on PAL and NTSC standard. The board also has a HDMI connec ...

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LabVIEW and Raspberry Pi TCP/IP Communications

A few months ago I did the LabVIEW Connectivity course at National Instruments UK. I really enjoyed it but haven’t got around to trying any of the concepts out yet. Last week I decided to write a TCP/IP chat program working between LabVIEW running on my Windows laptop and Python running my Raspberry Pi. On the left of the you can see the LabVEIW front panel running the server. On the right is the putty term ...

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Cheap and Easy Guide to Building a Private Telephone System

Due to the proliferation of cellular networks, most homes have abandoned their land line telephone plan. The infrastructure is still there though, hidden in our walls. Why let all that copper go to waste? Let's talk about how inexpensive and easy it is to reclaim this technology, making it useful again in today's internet connected world. For detailed information for taking what you learn in this Instructab ...

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Interprocess Signalling in Raspberry Pi

The Raspberrypi is a mini-computer board which is powerful enough to run large operating systems like Linux, Mac and Windows. The Raspberrypi is called a mini-computer because the SoC has the powerful ARM11 processor which runs on 700 MHz at its core and having the peripherals like timers, interrupt controller, GPIO, PCM / I2S, DMA controller, I2C, SPI slave, PWM, UART, USB, graphical processing unit (GPU) ...

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Raspberry Pi WEMO Control Center

This project provides a webpage and automated interface for controlling Belkin's WEMO light switches and plug switches using the Miranda library. At the end of the project you will have a webpage that can show real time state of all WEMO switches. Clicking the lightbulbs will toggle the state of the WEMO switch. The backend sqlite database which stores the states of the WEMO switches can pave the way for al ...

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Hacker uses Kindle as Raspberry Pi screen

A hacker named Gef has rigged up his Raspberry Pi to use a Kindle e-reader as its monitor. “Hacker” may not quite be the word, actually, as the individual responsible identifies himself as an “eclectic yogi discovering the world of computational art and new media” on the blog post where the recipe for the KindleBerry Pi is revealed. Names aren't the guy's long suit either: his Twitter account says he's call ...

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Host your website on Raspberry pi

Raspberry pi is a low cost development board by the raspberry foundation,for this tutorial i am using the distro provided by adafruit that can be found at http://learn.adafruit.com/adafruit-raspberry-pi-educational-linux-distro/occidentalis-v0-dot-2 all you need to do is download the image and use WIN32 disk to burn the image on to the SD card. This tutorial is very different from rest and focuses on hostin ...

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