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Raspberry Pi Headless Setup

November 30, 2019

A headless setup is one which isn’t going to be connected to a monitor, keyboard or mouse. In general it is appropriate if you are planning on using the device as a server rather than a general desktop computer. So how can you configure your Raspberry Pi if it hasn’t got a screen, keyboard or mouse? The answer is that you to access it via ssh (Secure Shell). Firstly download an operating system image from https://www. ... Read more …

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Re-Install AVRDRAGON Firmware

November 30, 2019

My ATMEL AVRDRAGON started responding with “bad response to enter progmode” – Unpluging the device and rebooting the computer didn’t solve the problem. I have seen this error before however I only remembered when I found the solution again – the firmware on the dragon needs to be reflashed – I’m sure there must be another way but this seems to fix it – Hence why I am making a note of it here before it happens again. ... Read more …

Tags: atmel avr avrdragon

Using the Raspberry Pi's built in VNC Server with iMac

November 30, 2019

The Raspberry Pi already has a VNC server installed but there are a couple of things that need to be done to use it. Firstly you must enable it by running sudo rasp-config, selecting Interfacing Options and then making sure that VNC is enabled. If you are going to use an iMac to access your Raspberry Pi then you must change the authentication mode on the Raspberry Pi VNC Server:- ... Read more …

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Installing Qt on Debian Linux

November 29, 2019

Before installing Qt on Debian Linux there are a few pre-requisite packages that must be installed. sudo apt update sudo apt install build-essential sudo apt install clang sudo apt install libgl1-mesa-dev Now that these packages have been installed you are free to Download Qt and extract it into a directory of your choosing.

Tags: debian qt