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Mount partitions from RetroPie (or any Linux) disk images
Once upon a time, I built a working retro console with a large number of Atari, NES, TurboGrafx 16, Genesis and SNES titles using the Raspberry Pi B+ and it worked great. It performed well except for a few games that  you could tell were taxing the hardware...
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Configuring colbertix on EC2
With Stephen Colbert scheduled to take over for David Letterman as the host of The Late Show soon and The Colbert Report winding down to its conclusion in a few days, I was not surprised when someone contacted me regarding  colbertix, my program to automati...
Configuring colbertix on EC2
Configuring colbertix on EC2
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JVM thread dumps by using kill
Today I learned something new, courtesy of an interview question from a prominent tech company. If you ever wanted to know how to get stack traces for all threads and summary information of a running JVM under Linux, you can do it with nothing but the famil...
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Unprivileged servers over standard ports on the Raspberry Pi
Sometimes you want to be able to run network services on standard ports, but as unprivileged users. I encountered this while attempting to configure my Raspberry Pi as an easy-to-use checkers game server. The following describes how I used port forwarding v...
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Running a recent version of nodejs on the Raspberry Pi
While attempting to get my checkers network server and the accompanying nodejs-based web application for spectating and playing checkers games running on the Raspberry Pi , I quickly ran into trouble. My device is running Raspbian , and the nodejs package d...
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Raspberry Pi Information Radiator: Building The Dashboard
The fifth and final post in a series for  building an information radiator using the raspberry pi , it describes how to take the working Dashing dashboard from last time  and customize it for our own purposes. I briefly outline the basics of populating a da...
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Raspberry Pi Information Radiator: From Zero to Dashing
The fourth post in a series for  building an information radiator using the raspberry pi , it outlines how I built a Dashing -based dashboard running using a raspberry pi and a blank SD card from my Windows 7 x64 machine, using Cygwin. Installing Raspbian B...
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Raspberry Pi Information Radiator: Booting into a Browser
The third post in a series for building an information radiator using the raspberry pi , today we'll look at an approach for making a raspberry pi (running raspbian) boot up directly into a web browser. This was necessary for the information radiator since ...
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Raspberry Pi Information Radiator: Streaming Music
In my last post, I outlined a project I have been working on for building an information radiator using the raspberry pi . For the last few days, I have been using this for my own needs and I have noted that having the information on constant display has wo...
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An Information Radiator using Dashing and the Raspberry Pi
For those unfamiliar with the term information radiator , it is similar to what some call information dashboards. The term information radiator apparently comes from the Agile software development methodologies, as our friends over at Atlassian explain: An ...
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