The Daily Peacehaven Timelapse Video

A couple of posts ago I wrote about the ‘WeatherPi’ Raspberry Pi that collects the latest weather readings every 10 minutes and make a decision whether or not to lower the storm shutters in front of our house. I also added that the service was publishing minute-by-minute photographs of the sea view. This post explores […]

Live weather data and images!

I wanted to take the peaceful few days between Christmas and New Year to really refresh the data collected from the local weather that helps our Raspberry Pi-powered Storm Shutters Controller (known as ‘WeatherPi’) make good decisions about when to lower and raise the protective barriers from our sea-facing windows. I wanted to share the […]

IPv6 and Ubuntu / Debian / Raspberry Pi slow updates

If your Ubuntu / Debian / Raspberry Pi operating system suddenly has difficulty trying to reach Google and other popular web sites, and your attempts to use apt-get seem to be very slow, it’s because your network ISP has switched you over to IPv6 from IPv4.  Read on for a solution! My new spangly BTHub6 broadband router has arrived […]

Raspberry Pi 2 computer in a transparent case shown next to a UK 5p coin for size.

New ‘Weather-Pi’ upgraded to Raspberry Pi 2

The new Raspberry PI 2 model B has arrived, and has just taken over from the the B+ Pi that has been running the weewx weather system for the last few months. Packing a faster ARMv7 CPU processor with 4 cores, and double the memory at 1024MB, there is much more ‘ceiling’ for the Weather […]