Useful projects links:
- RetroPie allows you to turn your Raspberry Pi or PC into a retro-gaming machine.
- Xbian is a small, fast and lightweight media center distribution.
- Installing OpenElec on Raspberry Pi, OpenElec Builds
- Magic Mirror, Mirrors designed around the world, GitHub repository.
- Photo Frame.
- Raspberry Pi camera live streaming and recording web interface
- Configuring Plex in OSMC (fixing the issue with some configuration - forum topic)
Some of the useful pieces of information:
The default pi user on Raspbian is a sudoer. This gives the ability to run commands as root when preceded by sudo, and to switch to the root user with
Launch Raspbian Config :
Compiling ffmpeg in Raspbian (with openssl):
sudo apt-get install openssh sudo apt-get install libssl-dev git clone https://git.ffmpeg.org/ffmpeg.git ffmpeg cd ffmpeg ./configure --prefix=/home/pi/arm --enable-openssl make make install # add the following to .bashrc file export PATH=$PATH”:$HOME/arm/bin”
sudo apt-get install network-manager-vpnc sudo apt-get install openvpn network-manager-openvpn network-manager-openvpn-gnome sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart sudo openvpn --config ****.ovpn
The above will ask the username and password each time when you login. You can avoid this by storing your username and password in a text file. Following instructions below,
vim authorisation.txt #enter the username and password as shown below username password #now find the line with "auth-user-pass" within the *.ovpn file and replace is with the following auth-user-pass authorisation.txt