Permanently mounting an external USB hard drive on a Raspberry Pi

Find the external drive using fstab pi@raspberrypi:/mnt$ sudo fdisk -l Disk /dev/mmcblk0: 7964 MB, 7964983296 bytes 4 heads, 16 sectors/track, 243072 cylinders, total 15556608 sectors Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes Disk identifier: 0x000827fa Device… Continue reading Permanently mounting an external USB hard drive on a Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi: Setting up remote access via TightVNC Server

Install the server on the pi: sudo apt-get install tightvncserver Now set up the server to start tightvncserver at boot: Paste the following into /etc/init.d/tightvnc. You will want to configure the line starting with /usr/bin/tightvncserver. The Pi can do¬†1920×1080 so that would be the max resolution. # First configure the user you want to run… Continue reading Raspberry Pi: Setting up remote access via TightVNC Server

Setting up Rasbmc (XBMC) on a Raspberry Pi

This is a cheap way to get a high quality and flexible media center sitting under (or in my case, behind) your TV. RaspBMC From Windows: Download the installer Insert your SD card into the computer. Unzip and run the raspbmc-win32 installer. Once that is done, stick the card into the Pi and give it… Continue reading Setting up Rasbmc (XBMC) on a Raspberry Pi