Raspberry Pi

How to connect to a Cisco Device using USB Console

This article was written using instructions for Ubuntu, but was actually tested on a Raspberry Pi. Cool, eh? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRwHNd-u_cA Install minicom $ sudo apt-get install minicom Find the device $ dmesg | grep ttyUSB [ 5.494345] usb 1-1.2: Moschip 2 port adapter converter now attached to ttyUSB0 Note the device: In this case it is… read more »

How to burn an image to an SD card for Raspberry Pi

Short and sweet.  This takes quite a while but gets the job done.  If you’re using a new SD card, you can skip the zeroing step. You can use these instructions to burn Raspian or any other operatying system in order to boot your Raspberry Pi. http://xmodulo.com/write-raspberry-pi-image-sd-card.html

Alexa – Raspberry Pi Project

Yep, I broke down and bought my wife an Amazon Fire tablet for her birthday with a built in hands free Alexa app, and I have to admit, I kind of like it myself. In fact, as I continue to study it, I now want one for myself. Not the tablet so much, but the… read more »

How to configure a Raspberry Pi with a Static IP

sudo nano /etc/dhcpcd.conf Scroll to the bottom of the file and add the following lines: # A hook script is provided to lookup the hostname if not set by the DHCP # server, but it should not be run by default. nohook lookup-hostname #Remove these and reboot to return to dynamic IP interface eth0 static… read more »

Raspberry Pi dropping WiFi when ethernet plugged in

I do love my Raspberry Pi! That’s Pi, as in very small computer, not pie as in desert. (I’m diabetic, so please don’t tempt me.) I use these little devices for all kinds of projects. I’ve recently started using them to test an internal network with a series of routers, with each Pi on a… read more »