Using the Raspberry Pi as a NAS

Here we have another great use for the Raspberry Pi as a NAS server for your LAN. In this post we’ll be using a Thermaltake BlacX USB SATA attached to the Pi with a 1 TB drive with ntfs shared to the Windows and MAC systems for access. Install ntfs support $ sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g Create the mount directory and mount it $ sudo mkdir /media/ext Mount as ntfs as user id pi $sudo mount -t auto... read more

How To Use A Raspberry Pi as a Web Server

The Raspberry Pi is a wonderful little device. A powerful compact computer that is quiet and low power consumption makes it nice for many tasks. One such for me is a web server with PHP and MySQL. In this post that’s exactly what we are shooting for, a web server. First let’s make sure we are up to date.  $ sudo apt-get update Install Apache and PHP  $ sudo apt-get install apache2 php5... read more