Tag Archives: raspbian

Debian Stretch Auto-Expand Script Now Available!

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I previously have released auto-expanding scripts that will check if the disk is needing to be expanded, and will handle that. Due to most of my code relying on raspi-config, I have to update these scripts with every major release. I have done Wheezy and Jessie, and now Stretch. Check out the article to download!

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, 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 »

Raspberry Pi Tricks: Shrinking .img files of SD Cards

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At my day job, we use Raspberry Pi’s. We use them, a lot. So naturally, we see a problems or processes that are difficult, and streamline them as best as possible. Being the primary Raspberry Pi developer here, I had a need to shrink down the images for easy transport to our corporate office, across state… Read More »

Raspberry Pi Tricks: Disable Virtual Terminal Switching

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Part of my day job consists of contorting Raspberry Pi’s into things that we can use for our locations across the world, to either simplify a process, or have greater control of the devices operating system itself. Being that they can run a host of Linux based operating systems from Raspbian, to Arch, and even… Read More »