MQTT issues – [Mostly Solved]

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At the moment, we’re still in the process of getting some bugs with PiCockpit taken care of. Specifically, we’re managing problems with getting MQTT up and running smoothly. Today it was down for a period of time, but we’ve now fixed MQTT and it should be working without any issues. If you’re interested in learning…

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Paragon Project: Hacking a Coffee Machine

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Winter is upon us. For those of us in the northern hemisphere, the days are growing shorter and it’s harder and harder to get out of bed. In this installment of our Paragon Projects series, we’re looking at a project that’ll be even more useful as the days grow shorter: hacking a coffee machine. This…

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The Best Raspberry Pi Projects of November 2023

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We’ve written about a number of Raspberry Pi Projects in November 2023. So if you missed them, here’s your opportunity to catch up! Unofficial Compute Module 5 If you’re like me, then when they announced Raspberry Pi 5, then you were probably wondering – what about other generation 5 products? What about a Compute Module…

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Turn your Raspberry Pi into a NAS with Samba in 2023

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Today I’m going to show you how to turn your Raspberry Pi into a NAS. What is a NAS? Network-Attached Storage is a local storage solution that you can use from multiple clients. So you can store files from your computers, tablets, and phones all on a single device. But a NAS is expensive. Whereas…

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Master Electricity with a Raspberry Pi Pico Oscilloscope

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Oscilloscopes are powerful electronic test instruments primarily used to visualize and analyze electrical signals in electronic circuits. They are extremely useful. But they’re also extremely expensive. In this tutorial, I will show you how to make a cheap and easy oscilloscope with a Raspberry Pi Pico. This oscilloscope – what I’m calling a “Picoscilloscope” –…

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Everything about Raspberry Pi in 10 Minutes

Here’s a video that goes over everything about Raspberry Pi in fewer than 10 minutes: For more information, be sure to check out our other articles about Raspberry Pi and subscribe to the PiCockpit Newsletter.

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Paragon Project: The Last Watch You’ll Ever Need

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The idea of this project is to create a smartwatch that will last 10 years on a single charge. As its maker dubs in on the Hackaday page, it’s “the last watch you’ll ever need.” That maker is Valentine Balkanski and I’m very excited to feature this project here. It’s still a work-in-progress, but things…

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Paragon Project: An Unofficial Raspberry Pi 500

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Here we are, almost two months since the announcement of Raspberry Pi 5 and no word on a Raspberry Pi 500. How can this be? Well leave it to Christopher Barnatt to save the day with this unofficial Raspberry Pi 500! When Raspberry Pi announced the Pi 5, there were two big questions – what…

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Collaborative Document Editing with Raspberry Pi

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Want to keep your personal and business documents private and secure? Then storing them on external servers is not the way to go. In this article, I will go over how you can set up local collaborative document editing with a Raspberry Pi. Indeed, if you’re still using Google Docs, then your data is neither…

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Paragon Project: ESP32 Drones!

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Last week, we published an article about the 10 best ESP32 projects of 2023. Well, we clearly jumped the gun, because just a day later, Joshua Bird shared the single coolest ESP32 project of 2023: ESP32 drones that fly autonomously with a motion capture system! Best of all, Joshua has shared all the details of…

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