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Archive for the ‘Raspberry Pi’ Category

GL-AR300M – GL.iNet: nice small device allowing NAT over WAN, WiFi, 3G/4G modem, or OpenVPN

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/08/28

Still glad I got a few of [WayBack] GL-AR300M – GL.iNet: it makes travel life so much easier when you cannot use tethering.

I got the model GL-AR300M with external antennas (the GL-AR300M only has internal ones with a much shorter range).

Powered over USB, it runs OpenWRT and can NAT a local network towards an external network on the WAN, WiFi or (via USB) 3G/4G modem.

Despite doing only 2.4Ghz, it was a life saver in many occasions (there is a 5Ghz model, but it has over heating issues).

It can even run as an OpenVPN client, but given the hardware it is limited to about 10 Mhz (and gets quite warm).

Over USB, you can access web-cams, hard-disk, and more.

The internal LAN is a life saver when for instance you hook it to a stack of Raspberry Pi devices.

Docs at [WayBack] GL-AR300M – GLI Docs

I’m not the only one happy with it:

Below are some videos with config tips and reviews.

–jeroen

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Posted in Development, Ethernet, Hardware Development, LifeHacker, Network-and-equipment, Power User, Raspberry Pi, VPN, WiFi | Leave a Comment »

Remote power control your IoT hardware and remote updating boot SD cards

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/16

Thomas Rini (of U-Boot and Yocto fame) mentioned these solutions for remote power control of IoT devices and remote updating SD cards in this slide State of the U-Boot – Thomas Rini, Konsulko Group:

Two power solutions I like myself are:

The combination of these allows for really flexible production and testing environments.

Slides at [WayBackELC2017 – State of the U-Boot.pdf

–jeroen

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Posted in Arduino, Development, ESP8266, ESP8266X, Hardware Development, Hardware Interfacing, IoT Internet of Things, Network-and-equipment, Odroid, Power User, Raspberry Pi | Leave a Comment »

Raspberry Pi, Tumbleweed, btrfs

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/06/15

I want to use btrfs as filesystem on a Raspberry Pi with opensuse Tumbleweed.

It is hard to find out how, so here are a few links that should help me from “opensuse” “tumbleweed” “btrfs” “raspberry” pi:

–jeroen


Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Development, Hardware Development, Linux, openSuSE, Power User, Raspberry Pi, SuSE Linux, Tumbleweed | Leave a Comment »

GitHub – dschmenk/apple2pi: Apple II client/server for Raspberry Pi

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/05/28

[WayBack] GitHub – dschmenk/apple2pi: Apple II client/server for Raspberry Pi: hybrid computer of a Raspberry Pi inside an Apple II (either ][, or ][+, or //e) so the Apple II can be a front-end to the Raspberry Pi which then can run an Apple IIGS emulator, talk to the Apple II storage hardware and much more.

It can run [WayBack] RASPPLE II: A2CLOUD, A2SERVER, Apple II Pi for Raspberry Pi

Lot’s of videos below, all by David Schmenk https://www.youtube.com/user/dschmenk/videos

Via:

–jeroen

 

 

Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, //e, 6502, Apple, Apple ][, Development, Hardware Development, Hardware Interfacing, History, Power User, Raspberry Pi, USB | Leave a Comment »

Raspberry Pi 1B OpenSuSE Tumbleweed zypper upgrade problem · GitHub

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/05/25

It looks like OpenSuSE has stopped supporting Raspberry Pi 1, so the best likely is to recycle it into a Pi-Hole as basically it’s been dead since mid 2017: [WayBack] Raspberry Pi 1B OpenSuSE Tumbleweed zypper upgrade problem · GitHub.

Build status for armv6l support: [WayBack] Project openSUSE:Factory:ARM Status Monitor – openSUSE Build Service

–jeroen

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Posted in *nix, *nix-tools, Debian, Development, Hardware Development, History, Linux, openSuSE, Power User, Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, SuSE Linux, Tumbleweed | Leave a Comment »

 
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