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My blog on linux, coding, web design, hardware hacking and everything else in between.

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SecurityPi Part 5

Hello everyone, I know it has been a while since my last post. I apologize, I have just not had the time to get everything together and update everyone. Anyways, enough of that, lets get to the nitty-gritty or what I like to call the fun stuff.. Since Read more [...]

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Using IP Security Cam as a motion sensor

Instead of adding this to my multi-part series on my SecurityPi System, I figured I would make a dedicated post just to outline this hack. With a security system there is alot of different sensors commonly used, from window/door sensors to PIR motion sensors. However, Read more [...]

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SecurityPi Part 4

As I continue where I left off, I was going to begin on getting a web interface together to be used for management of the system.  Thinking about some of the requirements that first came to mind: 1. It needs to be non-device dependent, meaning Read more [...]

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SecurityPi Part 3

On my previous post I briefly went over the initial setup and configuration of the RaspberryPi, this pretty much got it to a headless server state to where I was able to begin initial testing and development.   Since, I had decided I was going Read more [...]

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SecurityPi Part 2

So in my previous post I had a basic layout of some of the equipment I was going to use to begin testing and getting a environment conducive to getting things rolling on development.. So the next step was to get the basics started so I needed a server Read more [...]