I have a technical room in my flat where I have (among other things) two meters counting the use of hot and cold water. To automate the task of reading these counters I want to use a Raspberry PI model 3 with a camera module, controlling the process from an app on my Android phone - or from my Linux PC as well. The two meters are placed in the inner part of the room, and because I'm a little short of space in my flat I need to put up a wall (to be easily removed when needed) so …

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I've been wanting to build a backup server for my Mint desktop as well as for my Debian media server for a while now. To save money I purchased a Raspberry Pi 2 and I'm going to store it at a friends house who owns an ISP and thus has plenty of bandwidth, and I've lived through one house fire already so I don't feel safe about backing everything up here. As for backing up my home directory I could purchase an SSD or a traditional HD, but for all the media stored on my Debian media server I simply …

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I was wondering if there were any USB powered web cams for the Raspberry pi that are specifically No-IR. I know about the camera module which plugs directly into the board, I was wondering however if there are any alternatives, usb powered so I could perhaps plug in more than one camera simultaneously. RPI has application logic, so I can use C# + Mono to code some .NET apps to use the cameras. I also anticipate eventually the RPI will have more memory allocated to subsequent models, but even if they don't some of the newer versions have 1gb of …

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