Launch Python Script in Startup in Raspberry Pi | Ubuntu

I am currently doing some experiment projects with Raspberry Pi B+. In one of such experiments, I’m trying to write a python program/script which will switch on an led connected to one of the GPIO pins when the Internet connection is working fine. It is an infinite loop script which has to be run in startup so that there is no need for manually running the script. Continue reading


Install online CUPS printer in Raspberry Pi | Installing CUPS-PDF printer

If we have a usb printer and a Raspberry Pi system, we can easily setup a network printer. In order to make it active, we have to install the CUPS (formerly an acronym for Common Unix Printing System, but now with no official expansion). CUPS is a modular printing system for Unix-like computer operating systems which allows a computer to act as a print server.

Just go through the following steps to install CUPS on Raspberry Pi and enabling remote access.

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Installing The Python GPIO Library in Raspberry Pi

One powerful feature of the Raspberry Pi is the row of GPIO (general purpose input/output) pins along the edge of the board. These pins are a physical interface between the Pi and the outside world. At the simplest level, you can think of them as switches that you can turn on or off (input) or that the Pi can turn on or off (output). Seventeen of the 26 pins are GPIO pins; the others are power or ground pins.

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Enable quick filter in synaptic package manager

A complete new install of lubuntu 14.04 has by default insalled Synaptic Package Manager. Previously when using synaptic on another system there was a Quick Filter in the tool bar where a search string could be entered which would reduce the displayed packages as the string was being entered. The box is not being displayed nor do I find any setting to enable/disable it.

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