With more than 60 practical and creative hacks, this book helps you turn Raspberry Pi into the centerpiece of some cool electronics projects. Want to create a controller for a camera or a robot? Set up Linux distributions for media centers or PBX phone systems? That’s just the beginning of what you’ll find inside Raspberry Pi Hacks.
If you’re looking to build either a software or hardware project with more computing power than Arduino alone can provide, Raspberry Pi is just the ticket. And the hacks in this book will give you lots of great ideas.
Use configuration hacks to get more out of your Pi
Build your own web server or remote print server
Take the Pi outdoors to monitor your garden or control holiday lights
Connect with SETI or construct an awesome Halloween costume
Hack the Pi’s Linux OS to support more complex projects
Decode audio/video formats or make your own music player
Achieve a low-weight payload for aerial photography
Build a Pi computer cluster or a solar-powered lab
Ruth Suehle works in Red Hat's Open Source and Standards group, which aims to help upstream open source software communities. She also leads the Fedora Project's marketing team. Previously an editor for Red Hat Magazine, she now leads discussions about open source principles as a moderator at opensource.com. Ruth is also a core contributor to Wired's GeekMom blog, where she covers the adventures of motherhood alongside technology and sci-fi.
Tom Callaway is the Fedora Engineering Manager at Red Hat, where he has worked since 2001. He has been active with Fedora since its creation and currently serves as the Fedora Packaging Committee Chair, responsible for defining the standards that Fedora uses to keep its package quality high. He also maintains 300+ packages in Fedora, which may also mean he is legally insane. He enjoys pinball, gaming, sci-fi, frogs, geocaching, traveling, and causing trouble with his wife Pam and son Jimmy.