July 25, 2015 by Daniel P. Clark

Play HD Youtube from the Raspberry Pi Command Line

Quick tip for most Linux distros.  You can just use the mpv player to play a Youtube video from the command line.  It’s a take off on mplayer2, and it has quvi built in.  Unfortunately it’s not available for the Raspberry Pi architecture. Now the Raspberry Pi has some pretty good graphics built in.  But…

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July 23, 2015 by Daniel P. Clark

Ruby on the Raspberry Pi (free distro image)

I’ve customized my own Raspberry Pi distro (Raspbian) with Ruby 2.2.2 on it.  It’s available for download for you to use.  Here are the details. 4 GB image with 370Mb of free space at a download size of 1.9Gb DOWNLOAD Custom Ruby 2.2.2 on Raspbian Distro (ruby_rpi.img.bz2) User: pi Pass: raspberrypi Checksum:

This Raspbian…

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February 3, 2013 by Daniel P. Clark

My Initial Raspberry Pi Raspbian Configuration

So I ordered the Raspberry Pi Version B for $35.  And boy was I surprised at how really small it is. So first thing I did was hook it up.  But I can’t run it without an operating system so I downloaded the Raspbian OS 2012-12-16-wheezy-raspbian.zip from http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads. Unzipped it to get 2012-12-16-wheezy-raspbian.img . And then…

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