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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8 Ways to Monitor Your Network with Raspberry Pi

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Running a business or home network and want to keep it safe? Of course, staying ahead of potential issues is crucial. In this article, I will explain how to monitor your network with a Raspberry Pi. In a business environment, effective network monitoring is paramount. It guarantees reliable communication, protects sensitive data, and minimizes downtime.…

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Paragon Project: Visualizing Sound Waves

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We haven’t featured many artistic projects in our Paragon Projects series. However, artists are some of the most frequent (and, obviously, most creative) users of microprocessors around. And so, today, we’re correcting this oversight by highlighting this very cool project about visualizing sound waves. It’s called, simply, “Waves” and its developers are Bomani Oseni McClendon,…

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What You Can Do with a Compute Module 4

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The Raspberry Pi Compute Module 4 (CM4) is a fantastic little board and a half-sibling of the Raspberry Pi 4 family that we talked about last week. And last year, we published an article about the basics of the Compute Module 4 here. But so much has happened in the past year and a half,…

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Everything You Need to Know About the Raspberry Pi 4

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Now that Raspberry Pi 4 stocks have returned to normal, we thought it was time to write an article about the power of this microcomputer. So if you’ve already got one and you want to learn more or if you’re thinking about getting one and want to get more details – this is the article…

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Paragon Project: A Raspberry Pi World Radio

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One of my favorite websites is radio.garden, which allows you to find radio stations from all over the world. You can listen to radio stations in Brazil, Kuwait, and North Korea. With this project, you’ll be able to do exactly that, but with an actual radio and a Raspberry Pi. It’s a Raspberry Pi world…

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Paragon Project: Terminal Cyberdeck

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Every once in a while I see a project that just screams at me. This terminal cyberdeck, put together by Robson Couto, is one of the coolest cyberdecks I’ve ever seen. And it incorporates my all-time favorite mechanical keyboard. In terms of creativity and stylishness though, this cyberdeck takes the cake. Robson calls it the…

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Paragon Project: A Ham Radio Cyberdeck

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This has everything that you could possibly want in a Raspberry Pi project. It’s creative, it’s stylish, and it’s fun. Most of all – it’s useful! It’s a ham radio cyberdeck, put together by Kaushlesh Chandel. Ham radios – or amateur radios – use radio frequencies for communication. They can be extremely useful if you’re…

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Paragon Project: Kevin McAleer’s Googley Googley Eyes

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I’m very excited to feature one of Kevin McAleer’s many brilliant project for our Paragon Project series – namely, Kevin’s Googley Googley Eyes. They’re googly eyes that can tell you what they see! If you don’t know Kevin’s work, you can check out his website here and his very popular YouTube channel here. The project…

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