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    Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    Hi,

    I just picked up my first raspberry pi, Looking online there are so many uses but what do you use your pi for?

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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    Ours has an LED board plugged on it. The more people log into our Minecraft servers, the more LEDs light up. Controlled by a Python script which I get the kids to maintain to help them learn some coding skills.

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    I have a banana pi that sits in the car with a 2tb hdd running plex.

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    Mine are all sat gathering dust

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    I been looking at using it for Retropie games emulator and possibly a vpn or squid proxy.

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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    I've got a pi2 set up as retropie - and a couple of older gen ones set up with with pi looper for use as digital signs. I've also got a kano kit for my daughter but thats waiting for some serious daddy daughter time to use.
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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    Thinking about using one to make a ADS-B tracker
    http://www.satsignal.eu/raspberry-pi/dump1090.html

    What I would really like to build would be a weather station using a Pi

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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    i have one running Rasplex and connected to the plex server need to get a second one though for the upstairs TV

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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    Quote Originally Posted by Flibb View Post
    Thinking about using one to make a ADS-B tracker
    http://www.satsignal.eu/raspberry-pi/dump1090.html
    Yeah, I'm looking into that too - trying to do a windows VM, but will up/downgrade to a Pi if all goes as planned.

    You might find these interesting - same blog, different content:

    This= a 'simple' setup, including Pi instructions
    This = how to upload the data to various flight tracking sites like flightradar24...

    do let us know how it goes...

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    Bitcoin miner, was an old school web cam as well but I stopped it. Iam also thinking about setting it up for retro gaming

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    Just connected up to the TV running kodi to make it a "smart" TV as it were

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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    im using mine as an airplay receiver and amp with the hifiberry digiamp on top of it. just listed my two old pis including the hifiberry in the classifieds, so i can buy a new pi2 which is going to be the start of the automated dog feeder. yes, im that bored.

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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    what did you think of the hifiberry?

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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    Quote Originally Posted by iamlorro View Post
    Yeah, I'm looking into that too - trying to do a windows VM, but will up/downgrade to a Pi if all goes as planned.

    You might find these interesting - same blog, different content:

    This= a 'simple' setup, including Pi instructions
    This = how to upload the data to various flight tracking sites like flightradar24...

    do let us know how it goes...
    I'm using one in flight with Foreflight on an EFB. Nice improvement over the 1980's electronics in the Lear.

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    Re: Raspberry Pi - What do you use it for

    Quote Originally Posted by Mucka View Post
    what did you think of the hifiberry?
    brilliant. great sound quality, seriously easy to put together. so good, i bought the second one too, the one with the onboard amp, which is why im selling the dac only one in the classifieds.

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