G4KLX on Raspberry Pi B+

Mid 2014 saw the latest Raspberry Pi model B+ released and everyone received emails advertising this new beauty.

Amongst the new features is an extended GPIO connector, 2 extra USB ports, microSD and reduced power consumption. 

Raspberry Pi B+
Raspberry Pi B+

Apart from the new features my propellor hea...

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NOIP setup on Debian Wheezy

After downloading and installing noip2 you need to take a few more steps.

The noip2 binary is installed in the correct directory (/usr/local/bin) but the noip2.sh file is not, it remains in the installation directory.

1) move noip2.sh to /etc/init.d/

2) rename noip2.sh to noip2

3) add the fo...

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Raspberry Pi general notes

After connecting a Raspberry Pi to t he network the acquired IP address may not be apparent.

To find the RaPi's IP address on OS X you can use "arp -a" for a list of subnet ip addresses. This list can be updated by pinging the subnet's broadcast address (e.g. ping 192.168.2.255). 

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Raspberry Pi How To: Tether to iPhone 5

This is a brief "How To" tether your Raspberry Pi to an iPhone5 for the purpose of providing an internet connection to the RaPi:

Power Considerations (Important!):

The iPhone draws considerable power and the current available at the RaPi USB port is limited. My experience has shown that I can co...

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Raspberry Pi How To: Update

Keeping the Raspberry Pi up-to-date with the latest version OS and installed software is quite easy.
It requires your Pi to have a network connection to the internet.

These commands will update raspian and perform a cleanup:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
sudo...
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Raspberry Pi How To: Use SSH key for login

Terminal login can be performed without the need to enter a password every login session.

You need to generate a RSA key pair and then place the public key into the servers "authorized_keys" file.

First check if the RSA key pair is already present in the users ~/.ssh directory. The default names...

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