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Category: "Raspberry Pi"

Setting up a Raspberry Pi to run a Finch Robot

August 14th, 2013
Half the battle is getting the Raspberry Pi up and running with Java installed. Once you've done that, the rest is pretty simple. Firstly Install Rasbian wheezy on your Raspberry Pi. Then install Java 8. Create somewhere nice for us to work… more »

Installing Oracle Java 8 on Raspbian wheezy

July 16th, 2013
I had great trouble installing Oracle Java on my Raspberry Pi due to the liblji.so problem. The main Raspberry documentation tells you that you must use the soft-floating point (SFP) version of "wheezy" in order to run Oracle Java as it doesn't have a v… more »

Installing Oracle Java 7 on Raspbian wheezy

July 15th, 2013
I had great trouble installing Oracle Java on my Raspberry Pi due to the liblji.so problem. So here are the instructions to get Oracle Java 7 up and running on a Raspberry Pi from scratch. You should know that the build we are going to use, uses a so… more »

Can't install Java 7 on Raspbian wheezy

July 15th, 2013
Crumbs, I thought it would be a simple job to install Oracle's Java 7 on a Raspberry Pi but it wasn't. I started with an installation of Raspbian ?wheezy?, uninstalled all the openjdk packages and installed Oracle Java. On typing java -version, I rec… more »

Installing and setting up a Raspberry Pi

July 15th, 2013
I am assuming that the Raspberry Pi has a keyboard and an active network connection (wired or wireless) with a DHCP server floating about. We need to install the operating system on the SD card. For this we will need to be the root user. You could… more »