Category Archives: Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi and Unison

What is Unison Unison is a small file synchronisation tool, very similar to Dropbox actually. Only difference is that Dropbox is a cloud service, while Unison is able to perform syncing between two computers on a local network. Install Unison on MAC I have been downloading Unison (version 2.40.69) for MAC OSX. You can find it here. The… Read More »

Raspberry Pi: Streaming from camera

I have been trying to stream video from my PiCam directly to an iPhone or Android phone. I would prefer to do this based on HTTP Live Streaming but so far this has not worked out successfully. So I decided to use VLC for the time being. To start, first install VLC: pi@raspberrypi ~/Programs/ $ sudo apt-get install… Read More »

Raspberry Pi: Upload images to AWS S3

I recently purchased a camera for my Raspberry Pi. Have been playing around a bit with it. As my readers know by now, I typically start with some easy stuff to get used to it. So I decided to take some photo’s. Obviously I then wanted to see them. As I usually connect through SSH, I could have… Read More »

Raspberry Pi: Blink LED when IP Connectivity

The article on blinking LEDs (cfr was a very easy one. Let’s go for another easy one to get used to the Raspberry Pi. The idea is to have a LED burning (turned on) when the RPi has internet connectivity and to turn it off when there is no internet connectivity. To achieve that, we will send a… Read More »

Blinking LEDs with Raspberry Pi

I recently received my very first Raspberry Pi. I’ve ordered a model B+ which has an ethernet port, 4 USB ports, a microUSB slot and above all 40 GPIO pins instead of the 26 pins in the model B variant. I know I’m pretty late in the whole Raspberry Pi hype, but somehow I never had sufficient time… Read More »