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My Raspberry Pi needs a Swap

About Swap: Linux divides its physical RAM (random access memory) into chucks of memory called pages. Swapping is the process whereby a page of memory is copied to the preconfigured space on the hard disk, called swap space, to free up that page of memory. The combined sizes of the physical memory and the swap space […]

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Raspberry Pi – Root FS on USB Thumb Drive

“We build too many walls and not enough bridges.” – Isaac Newton Today I worked on resetting up my Raspberry Pi with a minimal image from Chris’s Digital Realm. I like this image because its very basic and does what one would want. Boot, and assigned an IP Address via DHCP, and best of all, fits on a […]

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My first slice of Raspberry Pi

Today, I got my hands on Raspberry Pi. I was able to get a Debian image working on a 1GB SD card, but that wasn’t all I did. After my initial boot I installed open-ssh, mysql client and server, lighttpd, and php.  I even took this to the next level and installed WordPress. it’s not something I’d use to […]