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RASPBERRY PIE: MOTION TAKE 1

I have received the first of, what I believe is going to be, many raspberry pies. What a feeling! a piece of electronics the size of a credit card, fully open and accessible for you to attach and hack anything on it! What I am aiming for with this first one, is to set up a home surveillance system using a network camera (D-link DCS-910) and a program called motion. The first thing to do is to write the archlinux raspberry pie image (this is the distribution I chose) into an SD car. The instructions can be found on the web page. Just note that while the command "dd bs=1M if=/path/to/archlinux-hf-2012-09-18.img of=/dev/sdX" its being executed, no feedback its given of the progress and we will have to wait patiently until the command its finished executing. After that, insert the SD into the pie, connect it to a network capable of dhcp and we should be able to ssh into the pie. The user it's root and so its the password. I had some sd corruption problems at first. It'…