Connecting with a remote desktop (VNC, Debian Wheezy)

You don’t need to connect to a external monitor when the Raspberry Pi is connected to a network. You can use Virtual Network Computing by installing tightvnc on your Raspberry Pi and using the pre installed “screen sharing” on your Mac.

First you need to install tightvnc on your Pi:

pi@raspberrypi ~ $sudo apt-get install tightvncserver

and run it

pi@raspberrypi ~ $tightvncserver

If you have a Mac you need to go to the “Finder” and select “Go > Connect to Server…” or use the Shortcut “CMD + K”

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Raspberry Pi Camera (Mac)

Recently I ordered a Raspberry Pi camera module and I going to share the some I made for getting the camera and the Pi working for me. The Hardware I have is a Mac (OS version 10.9 – Mavericks), a Raspberry Pi module B 2012 and a Raspberry Pi Camera Module v3.

Connecting and installing the camera

Follow the steps on Don’t forget to use the connector behind the Ethernet port and not the other one.

Next up – movies you and your friends have seen

When I was searching for the best app for keeping track of my watched movies/series I found to be the best one. Months ago I already started adding movies that I wanted to see on But this was not a very nice listing system for keeping track of my movies I wanted to see or have seen. I’ve also looked at a similar service called, but I think the interface is less cool. is a social site about movies and television series, you can make friends here by following each other. Next to that you can see lists of friends or lists that other users have made. If you want to see all the movies that you have seen in the past (this is probably allot…), the lists feature is great to browse and add to your collection! For example their is a 80’s classics list or a James Bond list. So you can easily use these lists as a reference for your own collection.

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