I access my Pi remotely using SSH. While trying out the zsh shell as an alternative to bash, I wondered if I could get rid of all the bumf that’s displayed as soon as I’ve logged in. I want to see the command line prompt and not much else. A little research led me to the following.Continue reading
This neat trick is implemented on the Raspberry Pi-based Twilio Developer Kit for Broadband IoT, with which I’ve been working a lot of late (as a Twilio staffer). It lets you connect a headless Pi to your main machine via Ethernet just be plugging in a cable. It also maintains the Pi’s own wireless connection to the Internet.Continue reading
Additional Check out how to view a Pi desktop on an iPad in this post.
I typically connect to my Raspberry Pis via SSH from my main machine, a Mac. This is fine for pretty much all of the tasks I perform on the Pis, but it only provides access to the commmand line. That’s not a problem for me, but I nonetheless wondered whether I might be able to access the Pi’s desktop UI remotely too.Continue reading