To activate the Camera Module and be able to use it with Motion you need to probe it by entering this command line:
$ sudo modprobe bcm2835-v4l2
To start Motion as a Daemon (Service) you need to write:
$ sudo service motion start
$ sudo service motion stop
To get the statis of the service:
$ sudo service motion status
How can you disabling the Raspberry Pi Camera Module Led?
sudo nano /boot/config.txt
Login to your Raspberry Pi with the default user/pass:
Run the following in the terminal:
$ sudo raspi-config
Navigate to ssh, press Enter
Select Enable or Disable SSH server.
$ sudo reboot
After the Raspberry Pi is restarted check your ip-address with:
Write or note down the ip address!
It is also good to change password, so nobody else can get in. Do this by running:
$ sudo -i
$ passwd pi
And remember the password so you won’t forget :)
Then when you want to SSH to your Raspberry Pi from another computer, just enter:
ssh pi@<THE IP ADDRESS YOU GOT WITH IFCONFIG ON YOUR PI>
To reboot your Raspberry Pi just do:
When you get errors with running commands on your Raspberry Pi like “warning: Setting locale failed.” you can fix this by updating the locale file in the OS. You can do this by typing:
pi@raspberrypi ~ $sudo nano /etc/default/locale
on your Raspberry Pi command line or in your Terminal window from your Mac when connected to the Raspberry Pi.
Next you have to change the following lines within the editor that just opened: Continue reading →
To access the files on your Raspberry Pi on your Mac Finder you can install the appletalk protocol on the Pi by typing the following commands on the Raspberry Pi.
pi@raspberrypi ~ $sudo apt-get install netatalk
This lets you use the following (in the terminal on your Mac) to connect to the Pi
yourmac:~ username$ open afp:/10.1.1.10
Now you will see the Raspberry Pi appearing in your Mac Network where you will need to login on (default user/pass), to see access the files and folders.
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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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