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Raspberry Pi Model B Version 1.2 enters marketplace; Breaks images created on Version 1.1

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So unless you have been buying Raspberry Pi Model B’s lately, and trying to use older images on them, chances are you have no idea that there is much of a difference between current and older models. Apparently, a new version of the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B, version 1.2, has made its way into… Read More »

Raspberry Pi: Installing Google Chromium/Chrome on Raspbian Jessie

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In one of my previous articles I covered on how to turn your Raspberry Pi into an kiosk style display board using Chromium under wheezy. The problem for Jessie, is that Chromium does not (just checked.. Not there) exist in the package repository for Raspbian. This means you cannot use apt-get to install it. But,… Read More »

Raspberry Pi, HIDAPI 0.7.0, MagTek Magnetic Swipe Reader and Raspbian Linux – How to make it work

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If you are like me, hopefully by now you have had the same thought I had.. Keyless Entry Room with Magnetic Striped Cards. YES. Leonard Nimoy would approve of this level of geek-dom.  However, that’s not how this started, and I don’t like Star Trek. This all started listening to my boss on a conference… Read More »