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Running Raspberry Pi Desktop within VirtualBox

In this guide you will learn how to run the x86 version of Raspberry Pi Desktop within a VirtualBox virtual machine. Using a VM, you can experiment and learn the Raspberry Pi’s desktop interface without having to leave your existing Windows, Mac OS, or Linux operating system.

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How to Update the Raspberry Pi

In this tutorial you will be learning how to update your Raspberry Pi’s operating system and bootrom. Updating is a crucial task to maintain your devices security and performance. Following this you will learn how easy it is to update your device and clean up any leftover packages.

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Using zram with the Raspberry Pi

In this guide, you will learn how to use zram on your Raspberry Pi. zram allows you to create a special swap disk that can sit on your RAM. When data is written to this disk, it is automatically compressed, and likewise, when read, it is automatically decompressed.

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Using Log2RAM on the Raspberry Pi

In this Raspberry Pi guide, we will show you how to use Log2RAM to improve your SD Cards lifespan. As the flash memory used in SD cards only has a finite amount of writes before it dies, it can be helpful to move your log files from the SD card to RAM.

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How to Disable your Raspberry Pi’s Wi-Fi

This guide will show you how it is possible to disable the Wi-Fi module on your Raspberry Pi by following some straightforward steps. You will learn four different methods that you can use to disable Wi-Fi on our device using both the terminal and desktop interfaces.

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Changing the Keyboard Layout for your Raspberry Pi

This guide will teach you how to change the keyboard layout for your Raspberry Pi. You will learn how to use both the desktop interface and the command line to change the keyboard layout. This guide is useful for those having issues with their keyboard and the Raspberry Pi.

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Improving the Security of Your Raspberry Pi

In this guide, we will be showing you how to improve the security of your Raspberry Pi using some straightforward steps. These steps walk you through various ways to improve your security, from strengthening your SSH to setting up automatic updates.

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Increasing Swap on a Raspberry Pi

In this guide, you will learn how to increase the size of the swap file on your Raspberry Pi. The operating system uses the swap file as virtual memory. Using the swap is significantly slower than RAM but helps when you run out of memory.

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Finding your Raspberry Pi’s MAC Address

In this guide, you will learn how to find the MAC address of your Raspberry Pi’s network interfaces. The MAC address is used as a unique identifier for each of your device’s network interfaces, such as the Wi-Fi and Ethernet connections.

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Best Raspberry Pi Alternatives

In this article, we will be checking out some of the best alternatives to the Raspberry Pi that you can purchase today. These range from low-cost options to high-end devices, there is a single-board-computer for everyone’s needs.

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Headless Raspberry Pi Setup

This guide will show you how to set up both SSH and WiFi on a headless Raspberry Pi. All you will need is your Pi’s SD card and a computer to write a file to it with. A Raspberry Pi is considered to be headless when there is no monitor or keyboard to access it with.

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Using a Microphone with a Raspberry Pi

In this guide, we will be walking you through some of the steps to using a microphone with the Raspberry Pi. Despite the Pi’s hardware lacking a dedicated analog input, you still have options, such as utilizing a USB microphone or USB soundcard.

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