During the Enchanted Objects design challenge I learnt quite a few things about the Arduino Yún, I thought I'd summarise and share them here. My posts in this challenge were all themed with a running story hence the strange titles.

 

Introduction to the Arduino Yún

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - Yum Yum Yun at the Enchanted Cottage

 

Using the bridge and Curl to read pages over HTTPS

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - Channels and a special delivery to the Enchanted Cottage

 

Python, Expanding the disk, using Requests library, Failure to install the Requests[Secure] library

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - The snake, the troll and the fighting dwarves

 

Python and Pycurl reading HTTPS including checking the certificates

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - Taming the Python

 

Turning off the Linino portion of the Yún to save power

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - Sleeping Golem

 

A 3D printed adapter so that status LEDs can be seen from a top panel

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - The Crystal Cave

 

Parsing the output of pretty-wifi-info.lua in Python

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - This is not the WiFi you are looking for

 

Using the handshaking line to check if the Linino portion has booted

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - A tale of two bridges

 

Swapping the bridge for a simpler serial communication

Swapping out the bridge

 

Security lockdown on the Yún

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - Locking the doors

 

Starting and stopping a Python script in an init.d daemon

Enchanted Objects Design Challenge - Python Start, Python Stop

 

Thoughts on speeding up the booting process (not implemented)

Booting the Yún

 

All the code for the project is on github

https://github.com/Workshopshed/EnchantedObjects/