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8/12/16 Began updatingupgrading/ site to new theme while deleting outdated posts. 8/14/16 Image links have been corrected. Download links are not restored. 8/15/16 Completed upgrade. Minor color/font adjustments remain but done for the most part.
Finished the build of the 3D tank. It took longer than I thought but here it is. The main differences between this tank and a previously PS3 controlled tank are: Its body was fashioned from CAD designed 3D parts giving … Continue reading
Completed the 3D print of the PiVE. It’s a four cell build designed to hold a Pi3 in each cell and provide adequate cooling in support of distributed computing.
Received my tank/crawler chassis from China yesterday. Err, sort of: No instructions but should be straight forward. The is no lynch-pin in either track so the track must be mounted before the last wheel is installed. Hmm, but which wheel? … Continue reading
Just received a Pi2 and am in the process of building it. You can see how to do it HERE
Upgraded the FC 17 server to Ubuntu. FC 17 was “way out” of current Fedora release and Fedora changes too often. Ubuntu is a more stable “release” platform and should continue on until 2017 with ongoing support. Ubuntu’s implementation of … Continue reading
All parts are here. I think I will start baking the Pi. See RASPI-baking the pie in the sidebar for ingredients and “baking” instructions.
This took a while. There were so many online guides and each had different results, not all positive. I tried Fedora 17, Centos 6, and Ubuntu 12.04LTS. Centos 6 was the easiest from a driver installation but the downside was … Continue reading
Today I finished ICU (a Perl/TK inSSIder look alike). See “ICU” under “Linux Tools” in sidebar.