Raspberry Pi 64 bit Desktop Replacement

Intro Hi all. For this post I wanted to try and test the new Raspberry Pi OS 64 bit version and see Raspberry Pi desktop replacement. For any other project I think that 32 bit version of Raspberry Pi OS is fine, but if the task is Desktop Replacement I think that Raspberry Pi 64 … Read more

Backup WordPress Site with Virtual Machine

Intro Hi all. In this post, I will do something different and that is to backup the WordPress site with Virtual Machine. I’m planning to create VM inside VirtualBox and install Ubuntu Server 20.04. Then I need to install WordPress on that VM and via plugin clone the complete site from BlueHost to my local … Read more

Start with Linux Manjaro 2022 part 2

Introduction and purpose Hi all. So, after the last post in the Start with Linux Manjaro 2022 series I wanted to reinstall Manjaro KDE on my personal laptop. Laptop is a bit older HP Envy x360 with first gen Ryzen APU. I have everything working on Gnome side by some little details bother me, especially … Read more

Project Led Clock part 3

First prototype Hi all. At the end of this post, we will have a working first prototype of LED WiFi clock using esp8266. So, in the first two parts of this project led clock series we installed IDE, and learned who to set up the Wifi manager. In this post we will cover the last … Read more

Project RGB Led Wifi Clock part 2

Hi all. ln this post I would like to go a bit in detail about what is actually ws2812b. How does this work for us in order to create full addressable RGB clock? Check this first part for RGB Led Wifi Clock at the next link. So lets begin. Datasheets There are a couple of … Read more

Don’t throw away your old Laptop! Make MagicMirror instead

Hi all. Do you have an old laptop that is just collecting dust? Maybe it’s not working properly. Audio out not working, some keyboard keys, trackpad, overheating, hard disk not working… You don’t know why you didn’t throw that laptop a long time away, but it is still collecting dust. So, please don’t throw away … Read more

STM32 on Linux in 2021

Hi all. In recent months I wanted to restart one of my older project, CNC plotter done with stepper motors from old CD drives and controlled with STM32 microcontroller and because of that I needed to get myself familiar again with SMT32 microcontroller and it’s IDE. And with a little twist. I wanted to do … Read more

Create Snake Game In LabVIEW part 2

Hi all. This is the second post in my series on how to create a snake game in LabVIEW 2020 Community Edition part 2. In the last post, I create a modern game screen (https://bln364.com/create-snake-game-in-labview-part-1/) and in this post, I want to create an interactive GUI for this modern game. So, let’s start. Start Screen … Read more

Create Snake Game in LabVIEW part 1

Part 1: Game UI Hi all. In this blog series, I will create a snake game in LabVIEW and document all the steps. In this first post, my focus is on the Game’s User Interface and figuring out how the game will look, because I would like to create a beautiful game as well. I’m … Read more

Finite State Machine with Latex

Hi all. Did you ever wonder what is the best and easiest way to create a beautiful Finite State machine for your documentation? Can this task be done with Latex? In this post I will show you my way of creating a Finite Stare Machine with Latex. A finite-state machine (FSM) or finite-state automaton (FSA, … Read more

Automate Redmine with Python

Hi all. In this post, I will describe my process and motivation to automate Redmine with Python. But, what is Redmine? If you are reading this I guest that you already know but for the rest: Redmine is a flexible project management web application. Written using the Ruby on Rails framework, it is cross-platform and … Read more

Alacritty in Pop!_OS

In this post we will play with Alacritty in PopOS and then test it against GNOME terminal. But, what is Alacritty? What is Alacritty?  Alacritty is the fastest terminal emulator in existence. Using the GPU for rendering enables optimizations that simply aren’t possible without it. Alacritty currently supports macOS, Linux, BSD, and Windows. From Alacritty … Read more