Category: raspberry pi

The Camputer Part 3 – API hacking

In part 2 I got RasbBMC installed, and worked out how to get vnc server running. The next goal was to get to know how the music player works, how to create playlists and most importantly hack around with the API so that I can work out how to control it from a python script…. Read more »

The Camputer Part 2 – raspBMC installation

(See Part 1 for details on what the project is about and the kit bought for it so far). I decided to go with RaspBMC as the operating system, on the basis that I wanted something Raspian/debian based, and this distro is exactly that, but with the benefit of being preconfigured as an XBMC media… Read more »

Raspberry Pi project – the Camputer (Part 1)

I’m building an in-vehicle computer for my camper van. I wasn’t sure whether to blog about this here or on my Camper van blog, but as the project will initially be about software, i’ll start here, then move over to the campervan blog when I get to the point of installing it. Why does a… Read more »