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Install LUBUNTU OS on Orange Pi Zero

March 31st, 2017 No comments

lubuntu on orange pi zeroInstalling LUBUNTU OS on Orange Pi Zero. This video demonstrates starting from downloading OS to making a static IP for Orange Pi to updating the OS for usage.

What’s Orange Pi Zero?
It’s an open-source single-board computer. It can run Android 4.4, Ubuntu, Debian. It uses the AllWinner H2 SoC and has 256MB/512MB DDR3 SDRAM(256MB version is Standard version

Source: Orange PI Official (bit.ly/2i4g9S0)

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Fetch data from websites using XPATH and PHP

March 26th, 2017 No comments

xpath and PHPThis video is around XPATH and PHP. XPath is an element in the XSLT standard. I Over here our matter of interest is to use XPATH with PHP server scripting language to fetch some required information from websites, like youtube subscriber count, twitter followers etc. So if you are interested in making something like live facebook or twitter follower counters you can use it to do the job. You can upload the script to an online server or you can use it on your local server or you can even store the file to the raspberry pi server. And if you are new to server and PHP you can check out my earlier videos on Making a raspberry pi server or installing XAMPP on your PC for which I have provided the links down below in the description. After putting the script to the server you just need to call the page to fetch the required data. You can do so from any browser or even if any microcontrollers. In this video, I will show you how to retrieve twitter followers and youtube subscribers count from my channel.
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