Raspberry-Pi solar-powered FTP server

David Hayward over at CNET UK has posted an article describing how he designed a solar powered FTP server based on the R-Pi. The additional hardware consists of a solar cell array and 4 NiMH batteries. The solar panel is by Cottonpickers, but you could use any appropriately rated panel. (Be sure to include appropriate […]

R-Pi ARM-side source for BCM2835 SoC graphics driver released

The Raspberry Pi crew reports that the VideoCore driver code which runs on the ARM is now available under a FOSS license (3-Clause BSD to be precise. “The BCM2835 used in the Raspberry Pi is the first ARM-based multimedia SoC with fully-functional, vendor-provided (as opposed to partial, reverse engineered) fully open-source drivers, and that Broadcom […]

Raspberry Pi model B gets double the RAM

R-Pi’s 256MB just doesn’t cut it for your Java application? The Raspberry Pi foundation let us know that all outstanding Model B orders will be getting double the memory. With this in mind, we’re pleased to announce that from today all Model B Raspberry Pis will ship with 512MB of RAM as standard. If you […]

Control Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pins via a web page

This Instructable might just complete your plan to take over the world with the Raspberry Pi. Control R-Pi’s GPIO pins via a web page. Install some soft, type in a few commands, and you’re set. The base package includes: – A server program that runs on the Raspberry Pi to read variables – A MySQL […]

BrewPi open source brewing controller

Here’s an interesting project to automate your home beermaking process. “BrewPi is an open source fermentation controller that runs on an Arduino (for now) and a Raspberry Pi. It can control your beer temperature with 0.1 degree precision, log temperature data in nice graphs and is fully configurable from a web interface.” The Arduino is […]