Using VNC to view the Raspberry Pi GUI

One of my side projects has involved playing around with the camera on a Raspberry Pi and I realised that it would be handy to see the camera output. After finding out that VNC tight server would do the job, the first step was to install it on the Raspberry Pi: With that done, I …

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Closing a frozen SSH session

Normally, when I leave an SSH session idle too long and it freezes the terminal, I just close that tab and start a new one. I never bothered to look up what I could do to unfreeze it and continue. I recently came across this article which showed the 3 steps you need to follow …

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Filming long videos with the Raspberry Pi camera

I’ve been interested in trying to use the Raspberry Pi to film really long videos which can last for several days. If you set the time flag (-t) for raspivid to 0, then the camera will record until you kill the program. The command is below; note that I’m only filming at 10 frames per second …

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Useful Linux Commands

Linux is an operating system – similar to Windows or Mac. It is freely available and very popular amongst researchers and programmers. Since many of the scripts you write will be run from the terminal, a list of popular Linux commands can be quite handy: cd Used to change the directory (folder) which you have …

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