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How to login as root in Raspbian? (Raspberry Pi)

As you may know, on Raspbian, you get only the pi user by default It’s not an administrator account for the Raspberry Pi, so you can’t configure things directly with this user. For example, you can’t use the commands “reboot” or “shutdown” directly Why? How it works? How to disable this? We’ll see this in this post How to login …

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The awesome story of Raspberry Pi

In the computing history, Raspberry Pi has now clearly leaved a trace And this is an incredible story, from a guy building single board computers for his entertainment, to a major foundation selling over 15 millions devices in the world I’ll try to sum up this evolution today for you What’s the Raspberry Pi history?It’s difficult to explain it in a few …

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How to use Raspberry Pi to monitor network? (Nagios)

Today I wanted to use my Raspberry Pi to monitor my network with Nagios But I was lost trying to find out what was the best option to do this. I saw a lot of how-to guides about NEMS, Nagios3 but nothing perfect with the lastest Nagios version I’ll explain here what I found and how to do the same …

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How to mount a USB drive on the Raspberry Pi?

If you are new on Linux and especially on Raspberry Pi, mounting an USB drive could become a real headache and maybe a waste of time Today, I’ll give you all the need informations to mount an USB drive quickly and easily How to mount a USB drive on the Raspberry Pi?To mount a drive on the Raspberry Pi, you …

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Beginners guide to Kodi on Raspberry Pi via OSMC

Today, I think that we try to use the Raspberry Pi capacities to do any projects, and often, not the best suited to this one The best qualities from the Raspberry are its size, its low energy consumption and its absolute silence What a best list of things we need to build a media center? Kodi is a software that …

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How to learn to program in Python with a Raspberry Pi?

I knew nothing about Python before writing this article 🙂 So why should you read it? Because I’m pretty good at programming with many other languages, and I start to know the Raspberry Pi well And also because at the end of this article, you will know how to program in Python 🙂 How to learn to program in Python …

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17 best Raspbian apps to use a Raspberry Pi as a Desktop PC

I’m not cheating on you guys; I used my Raspberry Pi as a desktop PC during two days for you And I’m even writing this article from the Raspberry Pi 🙂 This post will explain to you which apps I’ve found to be useful in order to use the Raspberry Pi as your main computer What are the best apps for …

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Why Raspberry Pi is better than Arduino?

When I bought my Raspberry Pi, I didn’t ask myself questions about the competition. I knew it was possible to install Linux distributions similar to the ones I use in my job So I could do almost anything with it But if you ask me the question now? Why is the Raspberry Pi better than Arduino?First of all, it’s not quite …

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57 Raspberry Pi commands that everyone should know

Start on a Raspberry Pi is not always easy, because you do not necessarily have the habit of using command lines However, they are essential and often faster or more efficient than going through the GUI What are the vital commands to know?Well there are quite a few, and here we will see the 50 most used sorted by category: Files …

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27 tips for Raspberry Pi beginners

The purpose of this article is to provide quick help to beginners on Raspberry Pi This post is a collection of answers to questions you will inevitably ask if you start on Raspberry Pi What are the most important tips to know when you are a beginner?Well, there are plenty of them, but the first questions you’ll probably ask are: How …