• Raspberry Pi only red LED burn and no screen



    I bought a raspberry pi model b. It work well before. After 3 weeks the Pi stopped working. When I take off the power and start-up the only led that burns is the red one. There is no mouse or keybord activity, there's is even no screen. I reinstalled…

  • New to the pi world

    So I've been scouring the internet for stuff to do with my new pi for about a week now and I've decided that what I need to do is get a small display with no audio, a compact laptop battery, and a compact keyboard. Then proceed to boot  with out…

  • Raspberry Pi Switch???



          I am looking to put a switch on my raspberry pi so I don't have to keep unpluging and pluging in my raspberry pi. I found switches, but their outputs are 7 volts and the raspberry pi only needs 5 volts. I has two questions....



                   1) If I input…

  • Raspberry Pi Project: Dedicated Speech Synthesizer without GUI

    Hello Raspberry Pi fans!

    A few months ago, I made my Raspberry Pi into a dedicated speech synthesizer. Here are some of my blog posts:

  • Update process to enable to full 512MB RAM

    Hello - I thought it might be helpful to highlight the process of updating a SD card to take advantage of the full 512MB on the new Raspberry Pi (Rev 2.0).  I am using an element14 pre-programmed SD card .  It contains Raspbian "Wheezy" with kernel and…

  • Upgrade to Turbo mode without reflashing

    The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new Raspbian SD card image yesterday with some interesting new features including dynamic overclocking.  I had the July Raspbian image on an SD card which I already setup with everything I need to do a demo, so I…

  • Review of new Raspberry Pi images



    I had been using the current official Debian "squeeze" image (debian6-19-04-2012) for awhile now, so I decided to try out some of the newer images last weekend.  First off, I tried out the Debian "Wheezy" Beta image.  It includes…

  • Gaming Kit for the Raspberry Pi?

    Is that ever going to be coming out because I would be really interested and I think others would be to. I remeber Ben Heck saying that he might do it in one video.

  • Who wants some Adafruit?

    Rob Bishop of the Raspberry Pi Foundation embarked on another US hackerspace tour starting with my hackerspace, Pumping Station: One, in Chicago last night:

    In honor of Rob's visit, I've decided to give-away a couple The specified item was not…

  • Root password for Debian Linux

    Debian Linux Raspberry Pi system.  Need to get password for root.  "sudo" works for some things but can't do a "chdir" to look at /etc and other directories.  Tried guessing the root password but haven't hit on it yet.  I realize…

  • Wiimote Interactive Whiteboard with the Raspberry Pi

    I am currently in the process of trying to build a interactive whiteboard based on Johnny Chung Lee's idea but I cannot seem to find either an example of python code for it or a software package that will open on my Pi. I also have some experience with…

  • Boot problems with RPi (just got one as a gift)

    My wife recently bought me a Raspberry Pi as a gift. She bought me the whole kit with the board, keyboard, mouse, power supply, HDMI cable, USB hub, enclosure, and the SD card pre-loaded with Debian Linux. I went to hook it all up and I am getting boot…

  • Anyone else compiling Linux Kernel 3.7.y for the Raspberry Pi?

    Though I haven't yet publicly released any of my compiled Linux kernels to the public, I'm planning on retiring from leading-edge Raspberry Pi kernel development mostly due to the time consumption for cross-compiling (on my slow laptop), testing…

  • Anyone interested in Substituting Android Services in Raspberry Pi?

    Hello World!

    And hello to those that don't already know me! Recently, I got the idea of substituting Android services for my Raspberry Pi, such as from one of my recent posts on listening to Police Radio.

    My Idea

    I figure, trying to run Android OS on…

  • How do I permanently disable the swap service?

    My Device: Raspberry PiRaspberry Pi


    Situation: Automatic Force-Restoration of Swap service

    For some unknown reason, Raspbian OS permanently reloads the swap service at every reboot. Here are the steps I have to do after every reboot:

    1. sudo sync
    2. sudo swapoff…
  • Upcoming Project: LED IP Status Indicator. How?

    The Situation


    I've configured my Broadband Internet Router to have fixed DHCP addresses for allowed devices (being used by household relatives). Before shutting off the Internet (so I can sleep), I typically ping IP addresses to see if they're connected…

  • Process of developing a kernel module for Pi

    Part of the weekly Friday blast of Raspberry Pi posts on the Adafruit blog, they highlighted a series of posts by Sean Cross who developed a PWM kernel module for the Pi:


    How Sean gets ready for RPi k-deving, Poking at /dev/mem – hacking without a net…

  • Más #raspain: Tutoriales de Raspberry Pi en español de @drkbcn

    ¡Hola a tod@s!


    Nuestro seguidor en Twitter @drkbcn está escribiendo en el blog belinuxmyfriend.blogspot.com.es una serie de interesantísimos tutoriales en español para novatos. Aquí van los 2 primeros:


    Tutorial 1: Raspberry para novatos

    Turorial 2: Actualizar…

  • "the world’s first self driving (RC) car powered by Raspberry Pi"

    I spotted this via the Adafruit blog - David Singleton has blogged about his hands-on with a Raspberry Pi alpha board:






    Unfortunately, openjdk does not do JIT (just in time compilation) on ARM, so…
  • Trying out the Raspberry Pi Developer VM v0.8



    Russell Davis (aka ukscone) released the new Raspberry Pi Development VM v0.8 on Sunday, so I downloaded and gave it a try.  It can be downloaded here on element14 at:





  • Adafruit's Raspberry Pi Kernel-o-Matic

    I just came across this today.  Aside from the awesome cartoon, it strikes me as an easy way to create custom Linux kernels:


    Adafruit's Raspberry Pi Kernel-o-Matic


    A detailed guide for using the…