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My first Linux based robot

Thursday 26th of June 2014 06:38:32 AM
I successfully connected my BeagleBone Black running Angstrom Linux to a Dagu Rover 5 Tracked Chassis using the Rover 5 motor driver board. I then wrote Python client/server scripts that allowed me to control the robot over a Bluetooth RFComm connection. These three blog posts document the steps I took to create the robot, from start to finish, with videos and images.

Automation controller taps Raspberry Pi Compute Module

Thursday 26th of June 2014 05:51:12 AM
Techbase has designed a Raspberry Pi Compute Module into a Linux-based “ModBerry” automation computer backed by an “iMod” cloud platform for remote control. The computer-on-module version of the Raspberry Pi Compute Module, which began shipping this week, was anticipated by many, but perhaps nowhere so acutely as in Poland. First, we heard about A Sherlybox private cloud storage device based on the module from Polish startup Sher.ly, and now Gdansk-based industrial computer manufacturer Techbase has opened pre-orders for an automation computer called the ModBerry 500 based on the COM.

How to Install Wordpress on CentOS

Thursday 26th of June 2014 05:03:52 AM
How to Install Wordpress on CentOSWordpress is a fairly popular free open source website and blogging tool that works by using PHP and MySQL. In this tutorial, we shall learn the process of installing Wordpress on CentOS

New icon browser tool for GTK+ developers in development

Thursday 26th of June 2014 04:16:32 AM
As someone that has dabbled from time to time making small GTK applications for Fedora, one of the pain points when making an interface was just figuring out what specific icons were named, and what they looked like. My previous workflow was to open up /usr/share/icons/ in Files, and search for the icon and the icon name.