Earlier this year Microsoft, with support from Canonical, released the Linux subsystem for Windows 10, which allows a user to install an Ubuntu image. This is said not to be a container, nor a full VM, but the Ubuntu user-mode image running on the Windows kernel. How you ask? Read the How It Works section … Continue reading Bash for Windows
For anyone who reads my posts regularly or follows me on twitter, you'll be aware I've worked a lot with Raspberry Pi's in a production capacity. The devices I've helped work with have ended up in shops and restaurants all around the world. Security Issues Recently I came across some security issues with debian 7 … Continue reading Devuan on the Raspberry Pi
After writing my previous post about NodeJS on the Raspberry Pi I realised I didn't cover how I got NodeJS on the Pi in the first place. For the most part getting packages on the Raspberry Pi is very straight forward, apt-get install , however in the case of the Raspberry Pi 1 getting NodeJS … Continue reading Installing NodeJS on Raspbian
After the move to Canada I decided to rebuild my development infrastructure, mostly because it afforded me a good opportunity to play with some technologies I'd not played with before. For how to install NodeJS on the Raspberry Pi check out this post. My Infrastructure My infrastructure is made up of a few Raspberry Pi's, … Continue reading NodeJS and the Raspberry Pi
I wanted to write a very quick post to explain why I've been so quiet over the past few months. Earlier this year at the beginning of October I moved from the UK to Canada, which was a big deal, and it became apparent after the fact that it took up more of my time … Continue reading Canada!
This is part five of a series of posts: click here for the previous post or here for the first post. This post is about creating an apt repository to support package distribution for debian and invoking package installation from C#. Although this is specifically aimed at Raspbian this is similar for other debian based operating systems. This is … Continue reading Windows CE to Raspbian – Pt. 6: Creating an apt Repository
This is part five of a series of posts: click here for the previous post or here for the first post. This post is about creating a deb package to install on your Raspberry Pi, however it's mostly applicable to any device running a debian based OS. In this post we'll cover what a deb package is, how … Continue reading Windows CE to Rapsbian – Pt. 5: deb Packaging