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Game Controllers,Power Switch, and I/O for the Raspberry Pi
The RetroPie Project
The beginnings, goals, and how everything started with RetroPie.
The Safe Power Button for the Raspberry Pi
Welcome at petrockblock!
At petrockblock you can find various topics from the world of microelectronics, tinkering, software development, and other related topics. You find our popular Raspberry Pi add-on boards ControlBlockand the PowerBlockhere.
This site is also the birth-place of RetroPie, the popular retro-gaming project for the Raspberry Pi. You can find articles about the original idea and articles of the first years of the project here.
This is a post as part of a tutorial series about getting to start with the GamepadBlock. In this tutorial we will learn how to use the GamepadBlock with Debian or Debian-based distributions like Ubuntu. Preparation [...]
Making the PowerBlock ready to go becomes even easier! The installation of the PowerBlock driver is now a one-liner. We summarised the installation steps that are needed for installing the PowerBlock [...]
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