Be Careful of the Power given by the Linux Command Line

On New Year’s Eve 2021, I was looking into an issue where Python’s Pip utility was throwing “garbage” errors in my system when downloading and installing modules. The version of Python was 3.8. Frustrated and not seeing relevant answers online, I came to the idea of removing Python 3.8 completely then re-installing the software binary … Continue reading "Be Careful of the Power given by the Linux Command Line"

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Configuring the Beaglebone Black GPIO Pins (Permanently)

The majority of the 46 GPIO pins on the Beaglebone Black have different modes of operation. For example, pin 24 on header P9 can operate as a simple GPIO, a Controller Area Network (CAN) port, among others. If one is using a Debian-based Linux OS image from elinux.org, the system comes with a helper script … Continue reading "Configuring the Beaglebone Black GPIO Pins (Permanently)"

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