Blog articles tagged raspberrypi


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25 Apr 2017

Ubuntu 16.10 LXC host on ZFS Root, with EFI and Time Machine

Still completely unrelated to boats, but I needed somewhere to put this. Here is a blow-by-blow guide to installing a minimal Ubuntu 16.10 to a ZFS root, booted from EFI, which as used as a LXC host to act as an Apple "Time Machine" destination.
mike 25 Apr 2017 at 17:20
14 Mar 2017

How to connect any serial device to the internet

A completely generic script that will proxy serial devices over HTTP, turning USB-things into internet-things.
mike 14 Mar 2017 at 23:00
26 May 2016

The Boat Computer: a tragedy in six parts

This article is 500 words of rant, covering in excruciating detail the five computers I destroyed or discarded before settling on a sixth that actually works - a Raspberry Pi 3 with some UUGear hubs. Likely nothing of interest here unless you're installing a low-power computer in a vehicle and need lots of USB devices.
mike 26 May 2016 at 13:06
27 Aug 2013

LittleUSB - a LittleBits/USB interface

A circuit to integrate LittleBits with your computer via USB
mike 27 Aug 2013 at 14:00
16 Aug 2013

Fallback routing with Linux

Some quick notes to document how I turned a Raspberry Pi into a wireless router with a wired network, bluetooth-tethered iPhone or Huawei E3131 dongle providing the gateway.
mike 16 Aug 2013 at 11:20