Increase your Raspberry Pi RAM using ZRam!

Increase your Raspberry Pi RAM using ZRam!

Is your Raspberry Pi running out of RAM quickly? Have you searched found a way to upgrade your Raspberry Pi RAM? I didn’t think so.  ZRam is basically compressed memory similar/same to swap memory. This tutorial is based on NovaSpiritTech’s ZRam script, so credits to him.

Things needed:

  • A Raspberry Pi 2 or better
  • Raspbian on 8GB Micro SD card (minimum)
  • Keyboard, mouse, power supply, monitor/TV

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Installing PINN on your Raspberry Pi

Installing PINN on your Raspberry Pi

PINN (PINN is not NOOBS)can easily be installed on your Raspberry Pi is easy to do. It is better then NOOBS because PINN allows your to edit the config.txt file straight from the startup application. This can be useful if you overclocked your Raspberry Pi too much and it becomes unstable. PINN also supports custom OSes. You can add your existing versions of Raspbian, RetroPie, etc. As well as coming with large database of images, you can make multiple copies of the same exact OS. You can keep boot files on an SD card and keep OSes on a USB drive if needed. This means you only need a 4GB SD card!

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Setting up wifi on a headless Raspberry Pi

Wifi on a headless Pi:

In this tutorial I am using Raspbian GNU/Linux 9 (stretch).  WARNING: These ways of setting up wifi may change as newer version of Raspbian are released!

Setting up wifi via command line is pretty easy using ssh or from adding a file to your Raspberry Pi boot partition. Here’s how.

Hardware needed:

  • Raspberry Pi
  • 8GB Micro SD Card with Raspbian Lite
  • Monitor or another computer
How do I start?

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