0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

There has probably been a time when you have ran sudo apt-get update then sudo apt-get dist-upgrade. The output may of been like this: pi@raspberrypi:~ $ sudo apt-get update Get:1 http://archive.raspbian.org jessie InRelease [14.9 kB] Get:2 http://mirrordirector.raspbian.org jessie InRelease [14.9 kB] Get:3 http://archive.raspberrypi.org jessie InRelease [13.2 kB] Get:4 http://archive.raspbian.org jessie/main Sources [7,745 kB] Get:5 http://mirrordirector.raspbian.orgContinue reading 0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Thunderbird on the Raspberry Pi

Hi guys! Today I found out how to install Mozilla Thunderbird (a program for answering your emails, compatible with various mail services including Outlook.com) onto the Raspberry Pi (it will only work on a Pi 2 and Pi 3). Here is how! wget https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mozilla-security/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/+build/11078054/+files/thunderbird_45.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1_armhf.deb sudo dpkg -i thunderbird_45.4.0+build1-0ubuntu0.14.04.1_armhf.deb Then click Menu/Internet and then click Thunderbird Mail. I … Continue reading Thunderbird on the Raspberry Pi

Install latest Chromium on ARM devices

Hi guys! Here is a script that installs latest Chromium onto ARM Linux! Enjoy! # This script installs latest Chromium onto ARM Linux # This script was created by Epic Chas Gamer # Check out Epic Chas Gamer's blog at https://coolchasgamer.wordpress.com # Leave feedback at https://coolchasgamer.wordpress.com/chromium-arm echo "Welcome!" echo "Chromium is installing..." echo "Downloading Chromium … Continue reading Install latest Chromium on ARM devices

Firefox 49 on Raspbian Jessie Raspberry Pi 2 and 3

THIS WILL ONLY WORK ON A PI 2 OR PI 3! IF YOU HAVE USED FIREFOX-ESR PREVIOUSLY DO SUDO APT-GET REMOVE FIREFOX-ESR BEFORE DOING THIS TUTORIAL! wget https://launchpad.net/~ubuntu-mozilla-security/+archive/ubuntu/ppa/+build/10930950/+files/firefox_49.0+build4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1_armhf.deb   sudo dpkg -i firefox_49.0+build4-0ubuntu0.14.04.1_armhf.deb Then click Menu/Internet/Firefox Web Browser. Enjoy! Epic Chas Gamer 😀

What is a Raspberry Pi?

A Raspberry Pi is a £30 computer the size of a credit card designed with kids and programming in mind. It is capable of doing everything a desktop computer is capable of, from surfing the net to playing Minecraft. On this blog I sometimes write about it. You can learn more about the Raspberry Pi at … Continue reading What is a Raspberry Pi?

Unofficial Raspberry Pi Clock Application

Hi guys. Today I have been experimenting with Python and Pygame. I managed to make a clock application for the Raspberry Pi. Here is the code: import pygame, sys, time pygame.init() screen = pygame.display.set_mode((1184, 624), pygame.FULLSCREEN) pygame.display.set_caption("Raspberry Pi Clock") clockFont = pygame.font.Font(None, 72) clock = pygame.time.Clock() ##COLOURS WHITE = (255, 255, 255) RED = (255, … Continue reading Unofficial Raspberry Pi Clock Application