Posts Tagged: electronics

Playing around with the Raspberry Pi

Placing an order for the Raspberry Pi via the Farnell website was almost impossible, as all the RPi followers were hammering away at the site, trying to get in their order. I chose to do things the “old-fashioned” way instead, and just called them up! Five minutes on the phone with them, and my order… Read more »

Updating the firmware of an Olimex AVR-ISP500 from Linux

I recently got an Olimex AVR-ISP500 and wanted to upgrade the firmware from my Ubuntu desktop (didn’t really fancy installing any drivers on the Windows machine). Here’s what I had to do: First, make sure you have lrzsz available: roshan@optimus $ sudo apt-get install lrzsz [sudo] password for roshan: Reading package lists… Done Building dependency… Read more »