Raspberry Pi Smart Home

Raspberry Pi Raspberry Pi Power Supply Screen (idealy) Keyboard (idealy) Mouse (idealy) An iPhone Homebridge App (idealy) Either go to the Command Line Instructions or follow the instructions on the app. Install Hombridge Config UI X Install Homebridge Config UI X using the following command: sudo npm install -g –unsafe-perm homebridge-config-ui-x Install it from the app by going… Continue reading Raspberry Pi Smart Home

Web Hosting

Raspberry Pi (Setup) In Terminal, which is: In Terminal enter: Once that is done enter this: This makes your user (pi) own the folder that the HTML files need to go into. Open ‘File Manager’ which is one left of Terminal. In the box that says /home/pi click on it and remove /home/pi and replace… Continue reading Web Hosting

HTML

Raspberry Pi Download this html file we’ll be working on: We’re going to add some extra features including: Scrolling text Titles Type in above the <p></p> line but below the top <html>: Replace [Your Title] with the title you would like. You can change ‘Hello World’ to whatever you like. Now, we promised some scrolling… Continue reading HTML

Remote Access 2: SSH

Weekly challenge No. 6 Raspberry Pi (setup, VNC or screen) Computer (needs SSH capability) tested with MacBook. To start use this command on your pi: This will show the pi’s IP address. Go to ‘Terminal’ on your Mac and type: When prompted enter your pi password. You will end up with access to your pi’s… Continue reading Remote Access 2: SSH

File Server Customisation

Weekly Challenge No.2 Server from last week A way to access your server’s command line A.K.A. shell Name Go into your server configuration file using this command: sudo nano /etc/samba/smb.conf Scroll down to the configuration text of your shared disk. At the top, it should say this: [share] change what’s in the brackets to what… Continue reading File Server Customisation

Making A File Server

What you need: Raspberry Pi with internet connection Firstly, install Samba with this command in the Terminal: Next, we need to make a shareable folder. Now that we’ve made this new folder, we need to configure it! Add this to the bottom: Now we need to add users to it: Enter your new password. Finally,… Continue reading Making A File Server