How To Run Intel Quartus On Mac OS X With Virtualbox & Ubuntu

Looking to get into FPGA programming? Quartus can run surprisingly well on Mac when paired with Virtualbox and Ubuntu. Unlike other solutions using Windows and Parallels, all of the software used in this method is completely free! There are a few hurdles to overcome in order to get everything running correctly, however this guide will…

Run Ubuntu On Mac With Virtualbox (The Complete Guide)

This simple illustrated guide will get you up and running with Ubuntu Desktop on your Mac. We will also install Guest Additions, allowing easy drag and drop between your dual operating systems. Virtualbox is a powerful tool that allows many different operating systems to be run from other operating systems within a window, and best…

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…