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Setting Up a USB WiFi Dongle on Raspberry Pi Arch

For my AirPi, I needed to make my Raspberry Pi wireless. Being the man of thrift that I am, I found the cheapest dongle on eBay: a (Digitaz) RaLink RT5370. Now Arch isn’t exactly plug and play, but that’s part of the fun. Plugging it in, the only way you’ll know it is there is […]

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AirPi: DIY Airplay Speakers using Shairport and a Raspberry Pi

We have speakers in all the ground floor rooms of our house, all driven from the same amp. It’s neat but controlling the input requires going back to the amp. Surrounded by iDevices too and with apps like iPlayer, Spotify and home share on iTunes, being able to throw audio to the speaker system had […]