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Connecting a Wii Remote Plus controller with Debian 8 (jessie)

I bought myself a Nintendo Wii Remote Plus controller. Interesting for me are the acceleration data. Since it was not trivial to me, I will show in this post how I have connected a Wii Remote Plus controller with my notebook that runs Debian 8 Jessie.

Nintendo Wii Remote Plus

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Create Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant Box

This is the third and last post of this series.

  1. Create Debian 8 Jessie VirtualBox
  2. Install Debian 8 Jessie Virtual Machine
  3. Create Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant Box
We have now created a VirtualBox and a fresh install of Debian Jessie on it. Now we will prepare the box to roll it out to other developers. This post is a mix of Create a Debian Wheezy Vagrant box from Alexander Fahlke and Building a Vagrant Box from Start to Finish from Tyler Bird.
I hope you have installed the latest version of Vagrant.

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Install Debian 8 Jessie Virtual Machine

I would like to show how to build a VirtualBox Vagrant box with Debian 8 Jessie. This is the second of three posts that will guide you step by step on how to build a Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant box.

  1. Create Debian 8 Jessie VirtualBox
  2. Install Debian 8 Jessie Virtual Machine
  3. Create Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant Box

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Create Debian 8 Jessie VirtualBox

I had to build some vagrant boxes in the last weeks. And so I would like to show how to create a vagrant box with Debian 8 Jessie step by step. As I like to show a lot of screenshots I have splitted the post into three parts.

  1. Create Debian 8 Jessie VirtualBox
  2. Install Debian 8 Jessie Virtual Machine
  3. Create Debian 8 Jessie Vagrant Box
I hope you have installed the latest version of VirtualBox.

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Install Pencil on Debian

Pencil is a pretty nice open-source GUI prototyping tool. The only little problem for Debian user is, Pencil depends on Firefox and not on Iceweasel. If you want to bypass that problem very easy, you can download pencil as Firefox Extension. But if you want to use Pencil as native application you have to download the deb package and will see, that it depends on Firefox. Iceweasel and Firefox are the same things, but have different names.

Here is a Wikipedia articel about Mozilla Corporation software rebranded by the Debian project.
You can run dpkg also with --ignore-depends=firefox, but that isn't a very good solution.

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