Monthly Archives: December 2012

CD-ROM Raspberry Pi case

I built a case for my first Raspberry Pi out of an old CD-ROM. Here’s a post about it. Components Plextor UltraPlex 40 Max SCSI CD-ROM (faulty) Asus WL-330N3G wireless client Vanson Twin-USB Power Adaptor (2A, 5V, model SMP-600A005USB) A power cable, a short HDMI extension cable, an audio cable, an IDE cable and some […]

Using CheckInstall to track custom source downloads on Debian

CheckInstall keeps track of all files installed by a “make install” or equivalent, creates a Slackware, RPM, or Debian package with those files, and adds it to the installed packages database, allowing for easy package removal or distribution. Use CheckInstall instead of just running “sudo make install“, as that will likely put files all over […]