Category: Operating System

Auto update Pi-Hole

Pi-Hole

Since Pi-Hole can be easily upgrade via the command: pihole -up crontab -e0 5 * * 5 pihole -up add this line to the bottom Hence we can actually use cron command in raspberry pi to do the job every 5am on every Friday morning.

Pulling Temperature and Humidity from Xiaomi Sensor (BLE)

Xiaomi BLE temperature & Humidity Sensor

The above is Xiaomi Mijia bluetooth Temperature Humidity Sensor LCD Screen Digital Thermometer Hygrometer Moisture Meter, powered by one unit of AAA battery. As usual, I always will to get latest update to raspberry pi and follow by install git, python and other libraries too. sudo apt-get update -y sudo apt-get install git python3 python3-pip …

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How to make Windows 10 install media on macOS (Without Boot Camp)

Using Terminal, list out your USB thumb drive using the below command. $ diskutil list /dev/disk0 (internal, physical):    #:                       TYPE NAME                    SIZE       IDENTIFIER    0:      GUID_partition_scheme        …

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RPi Serial Console Server

Installation of ser2net using the below command. sudo apt updatesudo apt upgrade -ysudo apt install ser2net -y dmesg | grep tty You should able to see filtered dmesg to check if your USB-Serial dongle had been recognised or not. If the dongle is multiple serial output them you should have multiple /dev/ttyUSB0…1,2,3,etc. See below image …

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Finally the first incremental updates for iOS 12

Hope this update able to solve Bluetooth issue as my some of my paired Bluetooth devices isn’t showing on the Bluetooth menu.

Apple iOS 12 is here finally a long wait

It’s 0236HRS early morning in Singapore, finally my iPhone 7 Plus is ready for major version of iOS 12 upgrade.

Finally the  Apple Special Event (September 12, 2018) begins

  It’s 0100HRS in Singapore, where the Apple special event begins streaming on online. :)

Installation of COMFAST CF-912AC (RTL812AU Chipset) USB WIFI dongle driver for raspberry pi

6 Easy steps as below: Downloads the installation file: sudo wget http://www.fars-robotics.net/install-wifi -O /usr/bin/install-wifi Makes it executable: sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/install-wifi Check for driver if rpi-update is run: sudo install-wifi -c rpi-update Check if a driver is available you can run rpi-update to update firmware. sudo rpi-update Now update the driver for the new kernel …

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Setup USB TTL console cable from mac OS

Step1:  List all USB connected device system_profiler SPUSBDataType   it will lists all the available USB devices, and also the adapter is listed such as below: Since it it from Prolific Techonology, you can get the driver here. for those user using SiLabs CP210X, you can get the driver here too. NOTE: Mac OS High Sierra …

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Setup headless raspberry pi with a from mac os

Enable SSHD on your Pi To enable sshd, insert sd card on your computer and navigate to the root directory using terminal. On macOS find the correct directory in /Volumes enter the via cd. cd /Volumes/boot   Creates an empty file named “ssh” in the root directory of your sd card. touch ssh   Once you …

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