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
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced an even smaller version of the tiny computer that will fit into a DIMM slot.
A new class of problems lets a malicious app pre-configure an invisible privilege update.
New Hack language adds static typing and other conveniences.
New crypto policy system will offer easier configuration and more uniform security.
Ubuntu founder denounces insecurity in proprietary, close-source software blobs.
Vulnerability affects many Linux web servers
The Bavarian capital shuns Microsoft, Google, and other alternatives to implement an open source groupware solution.
Phone vendor partnerships bring Mark Shuttleworth's dream of Ubuntu on a phone a step closer to reality.
Donors will get to vote on new features for the free video editor.
Debian project puts init out to pasture and says no to Ubuntu's Upstart.