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A premade libcec deb

I’ve run across people who are interested in using libcec and would prefer to get started as soon as possible rather than going down the compile it up route.  For those people, you can download gzipped deb files from http://www.owltra.com/libcec/index.html

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CEC 3.0.0 on the Raspberry Pi

In a previous blog I gave some instructions on how to compile up libcec on the RPi. Those no longer work as of CEC 3.0.0. In this post I’ll give you the new instructions that work as at 11 June

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A simple libCEC example for the Raspberry Pi

After getting the libcec test client (cec-client) to run my thoughts turned to incorporating CEC control into my own code.  The source code for cec-client is 1145 lines long, according to sloccount, which takes a bit of time to get your head around.

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CEC adventures on the Raspberry Pi

OUTDATED I’ve written an updated version about compiling at CEC 3.0.0 on the Raspberry Pi If you are just looking for a precompiled version, a-premade-libcec-deb TL;DR Many blogs tell you about how wonderfully easy it is to use the Raspberry Pi

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Text to speech on linux

My previous searching had led me to believe that the first stop for text to speech on linux is a program called “festival”. However after much more searching it seems that flite is the successor to festival. Example Usage: flite

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Compiling raspistill

Raspberry Flavoured Goodness I am working on a problem where I need to capture images with a camera and put them on a large screen.  The raspberry pi with its optional camera board, and a large screen TV are the

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