Converting 2 separate existing Oses into a multi-boot with PINN

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Converting 2 separate existing Oses into a multi-boot with PINN

Have you bought an HDD for your Raspberry Pi recently and want to transfer all your separate OSes to the HDD? With this tutorial, you will be able to transfer almost any OS into a multi-boot. Furthermore, you can also boot your Raspberry Pi from a Micro SD card, but the filesystem is on the HDD. Basically what this means is that the boot partitions will be stored on a Micro SD card and that the root partitions will be stored on the HDD. In this tutorial, we will be converting 1 Raspbian and 1 RetroPie Micro SD card into a multi-boot. Continue reading “Converting 2 separate existing Oses into a multi-boot with PINN”

Increase your Raspberry Pi RAM using ZRam!

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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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Setting Up Aircraft tracking on your Raspberry Pi

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Setting Up Aircraft tracking on your Raspberry Pi

Are you an aircraft enthusiast or just someone who wants to setup an aircraft tracker for cheap? Here is how to do it with a Raspberry Pi. We will be using FlightRadar24 aircraft tracking software.

Things needed:

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Setting up wifi on a headless Raspberry Pi

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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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Android On Raspberry Pi 3B/3B+/CM Dev Kit

Android On Raspberry Pi

Have you ever wanted a cheap android device? Well, now you can! We will be downloading and installing Android on a Raspberry Pi 3B! (or later, not 3A)

Things needed:

  • Monitor or touchscreen
  • Raspberry Pi 3B or later (3A cannot be used)
  • 8GB Micro SD card (this is the bare minimum)
  • Power supply
  • Mouse, Keyboard is optional

Video Tutorial:

how do i get android?
  1.  Make an account on Emteria.com.emteria os website android raspberry pi
  2.  Download the Emteria.OS Installer for your computer system.emteria os download page
  3.  Open the downloaded file, and run the application.
  4.  Insert a 8 GB Micro SD card into your computer.
  5.  Open the installer and log in using your Emteria credentials.
  6.  Follow the steps for Raspberry Pi 3B/3B+emteria os installer raspberry pi 3B
  7.  After the installation has finished, eject the SD card and pop it into your Raspberry Pi 3B/3B+ .
  8.  Connect the Raspberry Pi to a monitor or television screen, keyboard, and mouse.
  9.  Plug in a micro USB cable into an adequate power supply and the Raspberry Pi.
  10.  Follow the setup process on your screen.

Something not working? Post a comment down below and I will try and help you.

Installing Conky, A System Reading GUI (Linux)

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Installing Conky (Raspbian/Debian):

Today we shall be installing Conky on Raspbian (Stretch 9).

Equipment needed:

  • A Raspberry Pi 2+ (Not sure if it works on other Raspberry Pi)
  • Raspbian OS
  • Image writing software, Etcher
what is it?

Conky is a system GUI that reads your computer configuration such as RAM, CPU, SSD/HDD, Top Processes, etc. Conky is also configurable.

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