Category Archives: Linux

Setting up Wireless Networking on Debian Stretch

When setting up my latest Raspberry Pi recently I discovered that configuring the wireless network on Raspbian ‘Stretch’ is done slightly differently from previous versions. Advertisements

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Dates and Locale settings in Python

Just a few notes on how date and time formats can be affected by the locale setting in python.

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Check OS version (Debian/Ubuntu/Raspbian)

There are several ways to check which version of Debian, Ubuntu or Raspbian you are running.

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Executing commands on a remote machine using SSH

You can use ssh to execute a command on a remote machine, in this case to shut it down, which can be particularly useful if you want to turn off a Pi gracefully but don’t have a keyboard or screen … Continue reading

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Python Dates Times and Timezones

Dealing with time zones is hard, you may know what time zone you are in but what happens when you want to convert your local time to that in another timezone?

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