Mike Garcia

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  1. Raspberry Pi: Setting up USB to Serial connection

    2. February 2014 439 words ~4 minutes read

    When I purchased the “Raspberry Pi Ultimate Starter Kit” off Amazon a while back…. it came with a neat little USB adapter to connect to my main PC & use my Raspberry Pi remotely. It’s called a USB to TTL Serial Cable and looks like this: Those 4 pins on the other end plug into your …

  2. How To: Find Your Local Raspberry Pi IP Address

    2. January 2014 62 words < 1 minute read

    Open your terminal and enter: ifconfig In the example above, I am connected through Wifi, so my internal IP is listed under “wlan0”. If you were connected through the regular ethernet port, then it would be under the 1st section “eth0”   That’s It!  

  3. How To: Remote Desktop (RDP) to your Raspberry Pi

    2. January 2014 171 words ~2 minutes read

    1. Open terminal, paste code:   sudo apt-get install xrdp  2. Enter:  “y” 3. Restart your Pi, once it’s back up & you’ve confirmed it’s online… 4. Press, Win+R (the Run shortcut) on local Windows machine (must be on the same internal network as ras-pi) Type “mstsc”, click ok  (I recommend going to the display …