Raspberry Pi (4) Kiosk / Wall Display / Dashboard

This post is about setting up a display with a Raspberry PI or similar computer using Linux, potentially raspbian / n00bs on an sd card and a screen. The Raspberry Pi 4 has some respectable specs is quiet, displays up to 4k and has Wi-Fi which makes it a pretty great dashboard display source.

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Raspberry PI (2), installing Arch Linux on USB drive

Update: Works with the Raspberry PI 2

This guide is not going to differ a lot from the one I posted a while ago: Boot Raspberry PI from a USB stick, but in particular the parts of editing the cmdline.txt and growing the partition are a little different when you want to install Arch Linux ARM on your Raspberry PI.

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node.js forever on the raspberry

Running node.js as a testing environment, including forever, before I push any projects to one of my servers, seemed like a very good idea. Yesterday I found out that if you try to run forever with the nodejs package from the apt repository in raspbian wheezy, you’re gonna have a bad time: Continue reading “node.js forever on the raspberry”

Boot Raspberry PI (2 or 3) from a USB Stick

Update: Works with the Raspberry PI 2

I have a tendency to get busy on stuff when I’m under pressure for some completely different stuff, in this case I’m fiddling with my Raspberry PI instead of writing my exam report. Continue reading “Boot Raspberry PI (2 or 3) from a USB Stick”