How To Store Values In An Array Using BASH Shell Script

Looking to add an array to your BASH script? In this tutorial we will cover everything you need to know, and perhaps a few extra things that will surprise you! BASH scripts are a powerful feature of POSIX based operating systems, giving the user the power to automate many operating system features with a relatively…

Raspberry Pi WordPress With MariaDB Setup Guide

Yes it’s absolutely possible to set up a LAMP server with MariaDB and PHP on Raspberry Pi! Perhaps you already have a project in mind, but here is a great idea; create a mirror of your existing site so you can tinker with the code locally, then push the update once you are happy with…

How To Use Raspberry Pi GPIO Serial Port To Program Arduino

Looking to flash Arduino via the serial bootloader with the Raspberry Pi GPIO serial port? This article explains how to use the Raspberry Pi serial port to flash Arduino without having to use ICSP. If you are looking to make a custom Arduino-based Pi hat and want to provide firmware updates from the Pi then…

How To Program Arduino From The Raspberry Pi Command Line

Did you know that the Arduino IDE can be run from the command line? This means that we can create and flash sketches using the Raspberry Pi terminal and this tutorial will guide you through the process step-by-step. So why might it be super-useful to be able to flash Arduino from the Raspberry Pi Terminal?…

Home Assistant Shell Integration: Local & SSH Linux Control

Looking to automatically execute commands on a Raspberry Pi or Linux machine from within Home Assistant? This step-by-step guide will teach you how to send shell commands to any other machine on your network. This is a very powerful tool! If you are running Home Assistant inside a Docker container, you can also use this…

How To Install Home Assistant On Raspbian (Raspberry Pi)

Ever found the standard installation of Home Assistant frustrating because you cannot access the root? Want the freedom to run other services on your Pi and access the bash prompt as normal? What you need is the Home Assistant Raspbian installation. If you are new to Home Assistant (and want the add-on store) or you…

Home Assistant Face Recognition (Facebox Step-by-step Guide)

Did you know that Home Assistant can give your doorbell super powers? Proximity sensors are so last season! Get your doorbell to recognise the person at the door and send you a notification telling you who is there. Or what about presence detection using your existing security cameras?! With the Facebox integration you can give…

How To Add Raspberry Pi RTSP Camera Stream To Home Assistant

Looking for an easy way to stream smooth high quality video from a remote Raspberry Pi to Home Assistant? It took me a while to refine this method, however I eventually collated a variety of information together to make this super-simple for you. This method works great with the official Raspberry Pi camera! In this…

Flashing Tasmota: 6 Great Methods (And ONE Exclusive Bonus!)

So you want to know how to flash Tasmota quickly and easily? Introducing the only post you will ever need! In this article you will find 6 great ways to flash Tasmota, plus one additional and exclusive tool for Mac users! (Don’t worry Windows users, this tool is available for you too!) Whether you are…