Issue #14: Raspberry Pi Handbook / Jul 2013
Cover Theme: Raspberry Pi Handbook
DVD: Raspberry Pi Distro Sampler
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The Raspberry Pi Handbook is an easy and accessible, hands-on reference for the amazing $35 Raspberry Pi computer.
You'll start with a look at how to order, assemble, and outfit your Raspberry Pi system. We'll show you some basic skills for finding your way around in Raspberry Pi's Raspbian OS, then you'll explore the secrets of Raspberry Pi configuration with a collection of cool projects that put your Pi to work as a media center, photo server, game server, web server, hardware controller, and much more.
Additional chapters round out this comprehensive introduction to the Raspberry Pi experience:
- Assembling and Starting Your Raspberry Pi
- Interview with Eben Upton
- Understanding Linux
- Raspbian LXDE
- Pi Software
- Scratch Programming
- Raspberry Pi Media Center
- Pi File and Print Servers
- A Pi Web Server
- Photo Server
- Game Server
- Remote Access
- Interfacing for Beginners
- Steady Hands
- Temperature Sensor
- Halloween Pumpkin
- Tapping Data with the Rasp Pi
- Raspberry Pi with Arduino
- Programming the GPIO
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics