Productivity tools for the PI

Ever wondered how some people are very productive operating the command line?
Do you happen to have a Raspberry Pi laying around without much use?
Would you like to learn more about the command line interface, programming and UNIX-like operating systems ?

If any of that sounds like interesting to you, wonder no more!
Here with Raspberry Pi shell, together with, you can not only take the dust off your Raspberry Pi but also put this small device to great use.

Turn your Raspberry Pi into meaningful and productive assistant now!

Control the camera on Raspberry Pi

Control the camera on Raspberry Pi In this post we will look at a few different use cases in which we want to control the Raspberry Pi camera. We also look at how to transfer photos from the Pi to your computer or a server. Helping us is, which has all the modules we need for making this work. You will see in later tutorials that we will work with containers to deploy functionality onto our Pi, but for more simpler tasks we will only use Space. [Read More]

Docker Containers on Raspberry Pi

Docker Containers on Raspberry Pi Thanks to the work pioneered by the Hypriot team, Docker now runs on ARM processors. This is totally great because then we can use Docker on the Raspberry Pi! In this tutorial we’ll see how easy we can deploy and manage Docker containers on our Pi using All commands below are using and the Space modules. If you are not working directly on the Pi, using a monitor or logged in via SSH or VNC, this is fine. [Read More]

Make your Raspberry Pi accessible from anywhere

Make your Raspberry Pi accessible from anywhere After having setup your Pi on your WiFi and figured out its local IP address, it is probably not reachable from the public internet. Why? Since you are likely behind a NAT or a firewall, it can’t act as a server. On a home network it is often possible to open a port in your home router (firewall) and let traffic through the Pi. [Read More]

Headless setup of your Raspberry Pi

Headless setup of your Raspberry Pi Here I’ll show you how to get your Pi up and running on your WiFi network by only flipping switches directly on the SD card, before even starting the Pi. There are a few tricky parts in getting your Raspberry Pi up and running, especially if you do not have an external monitor, keyboard and Ethernet cable to hook it up with. With no monitor we have a headless setup. [Read More]