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Building the PiCloud – RaspberryPi & ownCloud

Why give your data to the big cloud (= someone else’s computer), when you can have the fun (and the control) yourself? Learn basic Linux, Raspberry Pi and ownCloud setup in this fun workshop, compiled for an event supported by IDA at the PITLab/ITU. Materials are shared here – if you run your own workshop, […]

Touche Arduino

Steve Houben, Sebastian Buettrich Arduino Touché @pITlab – http://pit.itu.dk all credits & thanks: DZL, Mads Hobye http://www.instructables.com/id/Touche-for-Arduino-Advanced-touch-sensing/ we followed their instructable 100% and it worked straight away.

Raspberry Pi – first boot

1. Physical connections DVI screen, network, usb keyboard, power. 2. Prepare SD card I m using Debian Squeeze as supplied here: http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/download.php?file=/images/debian/6/debian6-19-04-2012/debian6-19-04-2012.zip It s the “image we recommend you use. It’s a reference root filesystem from Gray and Dom, containing LXDE, Midori, development tools and example source code for multimedia functions.” Downloaded it, insert SD […]

2 Million downloads for the “green book”

Wireless Networking in the Developing World is a free book about designing, implementing, and maintaining low-cost wireless networks. Since 2008, WNDW.net has served over two million downloads of the book! WNDW is available for free in seven languages. If you haven’t checked it out already, download a copy for yourself.

Interview on freifunk.net

On freifunk and community networking, in german: http://blog.freifunk.net/2009/freifunk-afrika-ein-interview-mit-sebastian-b%C3%BCttrich-von-wirelessdk

Wireless Networking in the Developing World

“Wireless Networking in the Developing World”, published in 1st edition 2006, 2nd edition 2008, and freely available under a Creative Commons license. read more on wndw.net