Raspberry Pi – What is it?

What is a Raspberry Pi The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It’s a capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like spreadsheets, word-processing and games. It also plays high-definition video. (Source, http://www.raspberrypi.org/faqs)  As you can see …

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Access your Pi from windows with a graphical interface?

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Want a remote desktop type experience on your PI? Read on.. Start by visiting http://mobaxterm.mobatek.net/ and downloading MobaXterm Start MobaXterm: Click on the ‘Session’ icon in the tool bar Choose SSH: Note the settings below,  I have unticked Prompt for login at each connection and make sure the x-11 forwarding option is TICKED! This will …

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Raspberry Pi – as a web server Part 2 (PHP)

The first part of this mini series covered installing Apache on the Raspberry Pi, you should have a web server installed as a pre-requisite before installing PHP. Install Apache Install PHP Install MYSQL Install PHP My Admin Firstly, launch LXTerminal on the Raspberry Pi or SSH into it. Next, we want elevated priveleges, so: sudo …

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