Feb 27th 2014
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RasPi Web Server and Panning Timelapse
Cryptocurrencies wasted energy, a Raspberry Pi Web Server, and use an egg timer for time-lapsing.
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Raspberry Pi Webcam Server
What You'll need!
- Raspberry Pie
- SD card of 16GB or higher
- USB Keyboard
- USB Mouse
- HDMI Cable
- HDMI Monitor
- MicroUSB Power Adapter and Cable
- Ethernet cable and Internet connection
What you'll Do!
- Download all the files that you'll need for the project. (Formatting Tool & NOOBS) You'll find all files at the Raspberrypi.org Download Page
- Extract the files to your desktop
- Install the SDFormatter Software
- Format your SD card with the SDFormatter. Make sure to select the option to allow it to expand the volume.
- Copy ALL the contents of the extracted NOOBs folder onto the SD Card.
- Connect the Raspberry Pie - Plug the Mouse and Keyboard into the powered hub. Plug the Webcamera into and the bug into the two on-board USB ports. Connect the HDMI port to your monitor. Put the SD card into the card slot.
- Power! - Connect the power port of the RasPi to the powered hub.
- Install - You'll get a screen that lets you select which distro you want installed on your Pie. Select "Raspbian" and then click "install"
- Click "OK" and the RasPi will reboot into the configuration tool.
- Change your Password - Using the arrow keys, choose option #2 and change the default password. (Your username will be "pi" and your password will be whatever value you choose.)
- Set Language and Time Zone - Scroll down to option #4 "Internationalisation Options" and set the Pi to your language and time zones.
- Select "Finish" then hit ENTER * You'll now see the Raspbian command prompt which should look like this: "pi@raspberrypi ~$_" You now need to update the list of available packages, install Apache, MySQL, PHP5, PEAR, and phpMyAdmin, then set the Apache Configuration.