One lovely blog award – who are my favourite bloggers?

This challenge has spread across the internet like fire (I didn’t create this challenge) so I have decided to do one. Basically, I have to tell you 7 things about my character. And up to 15 bloggers I enjoy. I have over 40 followers, but as there are limits (a few don’t have blogs) andContinue reading “One lovely blog award – who are my favourite bloggers?”

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Fake cases are being made for the Raspberry Pi by scammers – don’t end up with one!

On the Raspberry Pi Blog, the Raspberry Pi Foundation have discovered Chinese Scammers selling fake versions of the official Raspberry Pi Case. I checked mine, and phew, I have not got a fake, but if you are buying the case from a dodgy-looking shop, the blog post is worth reading to make sure you are buying theContinue reading “Fake cases are being made for the Raspberry Pi by scammers – don’t end up with one!”

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How to update Raspbian to it’s latest version

There are a few ways to upgrade Raspbian to the latest version. 1. If using NOOBS then press SHIFT on your RPi’s keyboard when your RPi boots up and the screen saying Press SHIFT for recovery mode and reinstall Raspbian. However, this wipes all files off your Raspberry Pi’s SD Card. 2. If not usingContinue reading “How to update Raspbian to it’s latest version”

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How to download Raspbian ‘wheezy’ in 2016!

With a 4GB SD Card and a RasPi Model B, I wanted to install Raspbian. I tried to use my Pi3 and an SD Reader and dd to write the image of Raspbian over to my 4GB SD Card. Then I plugged the 4GB SD Card into my Pi Model B and booted it upContinue reading “How to download Raspbian ‘wheezy’ in 2016!”

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Firefox on the Raspberry Pi!

I now know how to install Firefox on the Raspberry Pi. I’ve got it on my Pi 3 but it should work with any Raspberry Pi. Steps: Open up the terminal and type sudo apt-get install iceweasel and press enter. 2.  Once installed, go to the ‘Internet’ category and click Firefox ESR. 3. Happy browsing!Continue reading “Firefox on the Raspberry Pi!”

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Programming on the Raspberry Pi – Program in python

How to create a window in Python 2.7: Open Python 2.7 (Idle) from the programming menu and type in the following: import pygame pygame.init() screen = pygame.display.set_mode([640, 480]) pygame.display.set_caption(“Hello Python World!”) NOTE: You can change the title to whatever you want the window to be called. Save and press F5 on the keyboard. Our Window:Continue reading “Programming on the Raspberry Pi – Program in python”

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Raspbian Jessie, NOOBS and Raspberry Pi 3!

Today I got my RPi 3 and was SOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO excited to see what was new. I inserted a microSD card with NOOBS on it. Then Raspbian Jessie acually worked and booted. It was slow at first but booted. I was logged in automaticly as pi and when Jessie’s interface loaded I was sooooo excited! LibreOffice!Continue reading “Raspbian Jessie, NOOBS and Raspberry Pi 3!”

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