Author: novaspirit

How to boot Raspberry Pi 3 from USB Storage

This tutorial quickly explains how to boot raspberry pi 3 from USB storage such as flash drive or USB Hard disk. As of April 2017 this has officially baked into there main kernel and is fully supported by raspberry pi. Equipment List Raspberry Pi 3 ► Amazon | Ebay USB HDD ► Amazon | Ebay Software List Raspbian Pixel ► Etcher  ► Process Downloading Stuff First you will need to download Rasbian Pixel, this method does work with other newer OS too such as OSMC. Now we will need a piece of software called etcher to write the image...

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DIY Motorized WiFi Camera Slider

Under $40 DIY Motorized Wifi Camera Slider with esp8266. So while in the search for cheap camera slider, to my surprise I was not able to find any that will support the weight of a dslr that was under $200. thus leaving me no options but to build one myself. This guide will show you how to use a nodemcu to control stepper motors for your camera slider.  Equipment list Nema17 Stepper amazon | ebay Nodemcu amazon | ebay A4988 amazon | ebay LM8UU Bearing amazon | ebay Timing Belt (6mm) and Gear(20t) amazon | ebay 5/8 rails lowes Frame...

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Raspberry Pi VPN Router w/ PIA

This is something I have been using for awhile now, thought i would show you the entire process, This is a tutorial for setting up a Raspberry Pi VPN router. Requirements for Raspberry Pi VPN Router Raspberry Pi 3 ► Private Internet Access ► Install Raspbian Pixel to your Pi’s sdcard. Use the Raspberry Pi Configuration tool or sudo raspi-config to: Boot to console Configure the right keyboard map and timezone Configure the Memory Split to give 16Mb (the minimum) to the GPU   Static IP Address /etc/network/interfaces like so: auto lo iface lo inet loopback auto eth0 allow-hotplug...

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Voice Activated Google Assistant for Raspberry Pi

How to install voice activated google assistant for raspberry pi, also known as google home. this is a early adoption of intergrading google home to our raspberry pi, more tutorials will follow soon. thanks for the view!! Equipment List USB Microphone ► Raspberry Pi 3 ► Websites developer console google assistant tutorial command line: sudo apt-get install python3-dev python3-venv python3 -m venv env env/bin/python -m pip install --upgrade pip setuptools --upgrade source env/bin/activate Downloading libs for google assistant python -m pip install --upgrade oauth tool python -m pip install --upgrade google-auth-oauthlib[tool] obtaining oauth key....

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