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GPIO Zero: a friendly Python API for physical computing – Raspberry Pi

Physical computing is one of the most engaging classroom activities, and it’s at the heart of most projects we see in the community. From flashing lights to IoT smart homes, the Pi’s GPIO pins make programming objects in the real world accessible to everybody. Some three years ago, Ben Croston created a Python library called RPi.GPIO, […]

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Raspberry Pi: Weather Monitoring Project Outline and Resources

Un buen video acerca de como crear una estación meteorológica con Raspberry Pi

How to Shrink an LVM Volume [Wiki] | NDCHost

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The following steps will show you how to shrink an LVM volume. In this example we will be shrinking volume VolGroup00-LogVol00 down to 20GB. Note: This can and will cause data loss if performed improperly or on a volume that you attempt to shrink below the current volume usage. With that said, the steps are as follows:

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Create a Network-Wide Ad Blocker with a Raspberry Pi

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You have software to block ads on your computer, but if you want to block ads on all your devices—from your smartphone to your tablets—you’ll need something a little stronger. Enter the Pi-Hole, a Raspberry Pi image that blocks ads of all sorts at the router level.

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Linux: Keep An Eye On Your System With Glances Monitor

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Is there is a tool that can provide me a maximum of information (such as cpu, disk I/O, network, nfsd, memory and more) about my Linux/Unix server in a minimum of space in a terminal?

There are plenty of monitoring tools on Linux or Unix-like systems that can provide information about your server:

 

  1. CPU load
  2. OS Name/Kernel version
  3. System load
  4. Disk and Network I/O
  5. Process
  6. Memory usage
  7. Mount point and much more.

Source: Linux: Keep An Eye On Your System With Glances Monitor

10 Job Interview Questions for Linux System Administrators | Linux.com

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questions-flickr-cc   SysAdmins of all experience levels can benefit from brushing up on their job interview skills if they want to find and land a great new job.

Source: 10 Job Interview Questions for Linux System Administrators | Linux.com

 

 

Allegations Of Corruption Dog Mexico’s First Lady Angélica Rivera

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Rivera promised she would sell a multimillion-dollar home bought under controversial circumstances. Many questions remain regarding the purchase, and she hasn’t sold the house.

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Flash plugin update on Debian 8

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flash-logo   Just a quick reminder on how to upgrade your flash-plugin install in Debian 8

update-flashplugin-nonfree –install

 

Cheers!

Sergio Valdeolmillos aguarda propuesta oficial | Excélsior

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El coach español sabe que Gustavo Ayón pidió su vuelta a la Selección Nacional; él está en la posición de negociar con miras al Preolímpico

CIUDAD DE MÉXICO, 29 de abril.- Gustavo Ayón ha vuelto a poner contra la pared a la Liga Nacional de Basquetbol Profesional (LNBP) y promueve el regreso a la selección del entrenador español Sergio Valdeolmillos, como garantía de que él pueda vestir la playera nacional de basquetbol.

Desde España, Valdeolmillos afirmó a Excélsior que “México me merece el mayor de los respetos y por supuesto que los escucharía”.

El lunes por la noche, la Comisión Nacional de Cultura Física y Deporte (Conade) informó que Alfredo Castillo, titular del organismo, y Ayón sostuvieron una conversación telefónica para charlar sobre el regreso del nayarita a la selección.

Source: Sergio Valdeolmillos aguarda propuesta oficial | Excélsior

Billy Donovan learning toward taking Oklahoma City coaching job

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Billy Donovan is leaning strongly toward taking the Oklahoma City Thunder coaching job, according to sources in both the pro and college game.

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