Install any version of NodeJS and npm on Raspberry Pi

Wojtek on nodejs, Raspberry Pi, npm, Linux · · Comments · 1 min read

Or simply put, easily switch between versions of NodeJS on any Linux based system. There are two most popular Node version managers. One, my personal favourite is n package, the other one is nvm. n For me the easiest way is to use n package. Just install whatever Node version your official distribution ships with. sudo yum install nodejs or,... Read more »

Update Raspbian on Raspberry Pi

Wojtek on Raspberry Pi, Raspbian, update · · Comments · 1 min read

It's highly recommended to update your Raspbian as often as possible to make sure you always have the latest security patches and updates. Manual update Open Pi's console and update package list by running the following command: sudo apt update Then upgrade your packages to their latest versions with below command: sudo apt full-upgrade This should keep you up to... Read more »

Enable VNC (virtual desktop) on Raspberry Pi

Wojtek on Raspberry Pi, VNC · · Comments · 1 min read

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Using command line If command line is not your cup of tea and you need graphical interface, Raspbian has just the thing for you. ssh to your Raspberry, (follow my guide here, if you need to set up ssh access as well), Run commandsudo raspi-config Select Interfacing Options, Select VNC, Select Yes. VNC should be active now. You can use... Read more »

Set up WiFi on Raspberry Pi via command line

Wojtek on Raspberry Pi, ssh, WiFi · · Comments · 1 min read

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Below method is useful if you don't have access to Raspbian's graphical interface. You don't need to install any additional software, everything is available out of the box and can be done in a few simple steps: ssh to your Raspberry, (follow my guide here, if you need to set up ssh access as well), Run commandsudo raspi-config Select Network... Read more »