Category Archives: Raspberry Pi

Picryption: TrueCrypt for the Pi

Journey to the Clouds series. 3. Encrypting an external USB drive using TrueCrypt. TrueCrypt allows full disk encryption and we are going to use it to encrypt the USB drive attached to the Raspberry Pi so you can happily carry … Continue reading

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Find Pi Everywhere: FreeDNS a free Dynamic DNS service

Journey to the Clouds series. 2. Configuring Dynamic DNS using FreeDNS. Dynamic DNS is what allows common mortals to have a domain name without paying for a static IP address. Why FreeDNS? Because it is free of charge, you only … Continue reading

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Headless Pi Mess: Installing Raspbian

Journey to the Clouds series. 1. Install Raspbian on a headless Raspberry Pi. In this post we will install Raspbian, a Debian based distro, in the Raspberry PI. Usually I’d go for Arch Linux but for this project I will … Continue reading

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Journey to the Clouds: Launching a Headless Raspbian

In these posts series we will set up ownCloud on top of a LEMP stack, that is Linux (Raspbian), Nginx, MySQL and PHP. The storage to be used will be an USB drive encrypted using TrueCrypt and we will achieve … Continue reading

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ZRAM for the Raspberry Pi: expanding RAM (almost) for free

In this post I will install and setup ZRAM for the Arch Linux Raspberry Pi, since such a package is not found in the official repositories but in the AUR, I will also show how to install packages from it. … Continue reading

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Raspberry Pi Arch Linux, the baby crawls

Before playing with our new Raspberry Pi there are some basic steps to be done after installing Arch Linux. What do you say? Let’s do them?

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Optimizing Arch Linux image installation on the Raspberry Pi

In this post I will show step by step how to optimize the Arch Linux image installation for the Raspberry Pi on a SD card. Before you continue reading, start downloading the Arch Linux ARM image (torrent, direct) from the … Continue reading

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