X

EU Visitor Notice: This Website Uses Cookies

This website uses cookies to improve user experience, to provide analytical data to better serve our visitors, and to serve advertising to fund our operations. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Privacy & Cookie Policy.

Your preference will be saved for 90 days, or until you clear your browser cookies.


I AGREE
I DISAGREE
Learn More
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob
VISIT OUR OTHER SITES: THE AWESOMER | 95OCTANE

Simple Control Interface for Linux Computers: pyLCI

by Lambert Varias
Advertisement

It’s becoming increasingly clear to makers that single board computers and the DIY devices based on them need control interfaces that are simpler and faster to use than desktop peripherals or even full-on PCs. Pičugins Arsenijs believes he’s come up with a much simpler alternative.

pylci_raspberry_pi_linux_control_interface_by_Picugins_Arsenijs_1zoom in

Arsenijs’ calls his invention as he sees it: a Python-based Linux Control Interface, or pyLCI. It’s main components are a HD44780-compatible character display and at least five buttons, like the keypad in the image above. The idea is to use the pyLCI to make quick adjustments to your Raspberry Pi or other Linux-based device, such as toggling Wi-Fi or rebooting.

Arsenijs is still working on the pyLCI – for instance, he wants to make it connect over Wi-Fi – but he already set up a guide for folks who want to write Python applications for the device. Check out his Hack A Day page for more on his project.

[via Make:]

Deals in The Technabob Shop



Timex Command Shock Watches

Timex Command Shock Watches

The Wormmaker 5,000,000 Part 2

The Wormmaker 5,000,000 Part 2

TANK

TANK

Advertisement
2017 Ford GT Fetches 4 Times List Price at Auction

2017 Ford GT Fetches 4 Times List Price at Auction

Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record Attempt Date Slated for 2019

Bloodhound SSC Land Speed Record Attempt Date Slated for 2019

MINI at Mid-Ohio: A Crash Course in Kickass Race Culture

MINI at Mid-Ohio: A Crash Course in Kickass Race Culture