Raspberry PI

Everything that is Raspberry PI or SBC related.

Project Jukebox

The old design

Last year there was this hype around the RFID music player created for elderly people. As usual, I read the article, that the Lazy Tinkerer Me is seemingly not able to find anymore, and I almost forget about it. Then you know Christmas comes and I started thinking about presents for my family members. Now I like to give personalized gifts as I feel like these are nice occasions to remember how important is our family for us. Given my grandma is having issues with using modern electronics (she even have problems tuning in the radio from time to time),...

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Read-only root filesystem on Raspberry PI on Debian Buster

Once I asked a friend if he made his Raspberry PI based media player’s root filesystem read-only. He said that no, I can live with reinstalling it from time to time. Now my experience is that such failures happen the worst time possible: when you just want to watch a movie without wanting to go deep into a debug session or when you feel like your pet project is ready for a prime-time show for your friends. The underlying issue is that whenever you unplug your Raspberry PI, it just interrupts any write to your SD card that is in...

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