29 May '16, 5am

Hackaday Prize Entry: A Hat For The Headless Linux System

His solution is a little LCD-pushbutton-hat that sits on the single board computer’s GPIOs along with a Python application. This allows you to configure all important aspects of a Raspberry Pi – or any other Linux SBC – from a tidily organized click-and-scroll menu. [Arsenijs] implemented a whole bunch of useful tools: There’s a network tool to scan and connect to WiFi networks. A systemctl tool that lets you manage the services running on the system, which is especially helpful when you need to restart a stuck service. A partition tool helps with mounting and unmounting mass storage devices. He’s even planning to add a filesystem browser.

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2016/05/28/hackaday-prize-entry-a-hat...

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