Picking an operating system for this endeavor wasn’t too difficult of a task. I’ve spent a lot of time tinkering with Debian on servers and Ubuntu on PCs, so the decision to go with Raspbian over Arch Linux was pretty painless. You can head over here to check out the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s documentation on installing […]
It happens to all of us; you’re sitting there tinkering away on your Raspberry Pi and the thought enters your head: I wonder how warm this thing is right now. It’s a good question and easy to answer. From the command line, simply enter this command: sudo /opt/vc/bin/vcgencmd measure_temp For a nice, human-readable […]
First and foremost, let’s start with the bare-metal parts I’ll be using. I’ve added the links to Amazon where I picked up most of the parts for ease of grabbing your own: A Raspberry Pi model B (B+ model is linked since B models aren’t sold much anymore) An 8GB PNY SD card. A few Heatsinks for the […]
Before diving into the details of this little project, a little background on my experiences: I’ve been playing with servers for over a decade now, both for work and as a hobby. Whether it was a spare machine set up to host and serve my music to machines in the home, or a VPS hosting […]
Here starts a project of building a wordpress site on a Raspberry Pi! It’s been done before, yes, but I’m also going to look at other clustering options and optimization to see just how close to 88mph I can get. Cheers!