I have recently replaced my 3 Logitech Squeezeboxes with 3 Raspberry Pis running piCorePlayer. 2 of them are 3A+s and the other is a 3B. Raspberry Pi 3A+ with 7″ touch screen and USB powered Logitech speakers. Raspberry Pi 3A+ with 5″ touch screen, an Adafruit speaker bonnet and speakers. Raspberry Pi 3B with 7″… Continue reading piCorePlayer
This was my weather station and was powered by a Raspberry Pi 3A+ running Raspbian Buster lite with pywws. Unfortunately the base station kept losing connection with either the weather station or the Pi. So I’ve now replaced it with a Raspberry Pi running weewx that receives data from the weather station sensors using a… Continue reading Raspberry Pi 3A+ as a weather station
I asked our daughter the other day if she wanted to learn how to do some programming and she said “yes, she would”. I haven’t really done much programming since BBC BASIC over 20 years ago, so I decided to go for Python. This book Python For Kids seemed to be the ideal book as… Continue reading Learning to program with Python
This is my first post on my new WordPress site and thought I would upload a post from Blogilo the KDE Blogging Client. It can make a word bold, italic, underlined or even struck through.
Visited the local Comet store at the weekend and came across this netbook running Ubuntu Netbook remix. Looked quite smart and very easy to use. I did think about asking the staff about it, but remembering what they’re like for answering technical questions I thought again. Update: Thanks to my wife, I now own one… Continue reading Ubuntu seen on a netbook in Comet store