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Setting up built-in WiFi on Raspberry Pi 3

At the time of writing this post, the newest device in the Raspberry Pi universe was Pi 3, released on 29th February 2016, boasting a 64bit CPU, an onboard Bluetooth chip, and last but not least: onboard WiFi. We'll focus on how to set up WiFi in this post. It got a...

NFS file sharing server on Raspberry Pi

I use my NFS file sharing server to stream media to Kodi media centers installed on various devices in my local network. Hardware: 1TB WD Elements 3.5" external HDD formatted to ext4 file system I recommend you to have a clean(ish) installation of Raspbian Lite...

Transmission on Raspberry Pi

I've started writing the original version of this tutorial in 2014, and back then I had less experience in managing Linux users, permissions and services, and also the official OS of Raspberry Pi, the Raspbian was a bit different, too. The below how-to is a major...

Welcome message (MOTD) on Raspberry Pi

Check out my custom MOTD on my Raspberry Pi, it's showing useful data about the system right after I log in. I used this tutorial as the basis for it. You could add the MOTD script to the end of ~/.bashrc, but I prefer adding it to /etc/profile.d/motd.sh with 755...

Installing Raspbian Lite on Raspberry Pi

In this guide I'll show you how to install the Raspbian Lite operating system (OS) on your Raspberry Pi. Raspbian Lite is meant to be used for "headless" servers, which means this setup won't have a display and keyboard attached to the Raspberry Pi itself, we'll be...