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Penguin Tutor
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Linux, open source and electronics - brought together to make learning fun.
Linux, open source and electronics - brought together to make learning fun.

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Details of a networking quiz project that I created for a school computing careers fair. Powered by +Raspberry Pi and +Arduino


http://www.penguintutor.com/news/stem/network-challenge 

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I've created a new guide to communicating between a +Raspberry Pi (running Python) and an +Arduino using USB serial communications. This is the first step in my next electronics project.

http://www.penguintutor.com/electronics/rpi-arduino 

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+The MagPi has a DVD with +Raspberry Pi PIXEL for x86. This is like running the #RaspberryPi OS on a PC. I've created a guide to installing PIXEL in a VirtualBox virtual machine so you can run it inside Linux, Windows or OSX.
http://www.penguintutor.com/raspberrypi/rpi-pixel-virtualbox

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I've added a new beginners soldering tutorial video.

Get started soldering with a zoo badge soldering kit.

http://www.penguintutor.com/electronics/soldering 

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Thank you to Element 14 for my Prize and bag of goodies from the Boo! Pi costume competition

http://www.penguintutor.com/news/raspberrypi/boo-pi 

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Wizard of Oz Costume - Wearable electronics powered by a +Raspberry Pi Pi Zero. Ideal for Halloween

http://www.penguintutor.com/news/raspberrypi/wizardofoz 

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Yesterday I took my robot arm to Coventry & Warwickshire Raspberry Jam at Coventry Library. Free sweets for anyone that picked them up with the robot arm.

Good event with lots of people looking for new things to do with their Raspberry Pi.

More details of the robot arm software:

http://www.penguintutor.com/robotarm.php 
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Windows 10 update failure.

Then breaks my dual-boot Ubuntu / Windows 10 setup.

Here's how I fixed it.

http://www.penguintutor.com/news/linux/windows10-update 

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