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Plex media server
Learn how to create your own Netflix- and Pandora-like setup using the free Plex Media Server software in this tutorial.

Build Your Own Netflix and Pandora With Raspberry Pi 3

Do you have a huge collection of movies, TV shows, and music that you purchased over the years but it’s collecting digital dust on your hard drives? How about creating your very own Netflix- and Pandora-like setup using the free Plex Media Server software? No, you don’t have to buy an expensive,...
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RPi-Minecraft
In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to set up a Minecraft machine on the Pi 3 from scratch.

How to Build a Minecraft Server with Raspberry Pi 3

The beauty of the Raspberry Pi 3 is that you can tinker and do fun stuff to your heart’s content. This tiny $35 computer lets you do anything. The Pi I have runs Raspbian for other uses. I keep several micro SD cards, each with different applications and swap them to get more out of the same Pi....
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Raspberry Pi 3
This series will provide tips and instructions for starting your own Raspberry Pi project.

5 Fun Raspberry Pi Projects: Getting Started

Nearly five years after the first Raspberry Pi boards shipped, the device continues to far surpass its expected popularity, spreading well beyond its originally intended purpose as an educational tool. Though creator Eben Upton originally hoped to sell at most 10,000 boards, more than 10 million...
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Halloween lights
Swapnil Bhartiya shows how build a board with Raspberry Pi and open source software that synchronizes music with lights for less than $20.

Build a Spooky Halloween Music-Light Show with Raspberry Pi and Linux

My son just turned 4, and he is super-excited about Halloween and zombies. So I planned to create a haunted house-like experience for him. The biggest challenge was to get audio-visual effects. I wanted spooky music synchronized with well-placed lighting. Instead of buying some expensive Halloween...
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Raspberry Pi Foundation Unveils New LXDE-Based Desktop for Raspbian Called PIXEL

Today, September 28, 2016, Raspberry Pi Foundation's Simon Long proudly unveiled a new desktop environment for the Debian-based Raspbian GNU/Linux operating system for Raspberry Pi devices. Until today, Raspbian shipped with the well-known and lightweight LXDE desktop environment, which looks...
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Nextcloud Box: A Cloud for your Office or Living Room

Nextcloud, in partnership with Canonical and WDLabs, has released a Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu Linux powered cloud server for your home or office. The Nextcloud Box is a secure, private, self-hosted cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) platform. It makes hosting a personal cloud simple and cost...
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Orange Pi
The Orange Pi series of machines lets you run a small Linux machine dedicated to a specific task for a very attractive price -- less than $20 for setup.

The Orange Pi: Linux on Quad Core for Under $20

The Orange Pi series of machines lets you run a small Linux machine dedicated to a specific task for a very attractive price -- less than $20 for setup. Some ideas for using an Orange Pi include adding network connectivity to an older printer, transcoding a USB webcam and sending it over the...
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Raspberry Pi 3
Raspberry Pi 3 tops latest SBC survey.

Top 10 Best Open-Spec Hacker SBCs

Two years ago, the Raspberry Pi seemed as if it might be eclipsed by a growing number of open-spec single board computer projects with faster processors, Android support, and more extensive features. But then the Raspberry Pi reestablished its lead in two major great leaps forward. In early 2015,...
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4 Tutorials for Building a Rugged Raspberry Pi Robot

In this series of four tutorials, Ben Martin provides step-by-step instructions, code, and troubleshooting tips to take you through the process of building, powering, connecting, and controlling your own Mantis robot mounted with a Raspberry Pi. Martin explains in detail how to attach motors,...
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Completed Mantis robot.

Build An Off-Road Raspberry Pi Robot: Part 4

The first three parts of this series (see links below) have shown the building of the Mantis robot (Figure 1), how to control things with the RoboClaw motor controller, and operation of the robot using the keyboard. Before you start thinking about self-driving robots, it is useful to be able to...
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