The Hipi Control GUI application provides information about your Pi and allows you to control the settings of your GPIO pins and several of the kernel device drivers
After installation you can run the application with the command:
You need to run the application using gksudo ( graphical sudo ) because the app needs permissions to access the Raspberry Pi GPIo registers directly via /dev/mem as well as apply your chosen settings to kernel drive configuration files.
The application will help you to set-up your kernel device drivers so that many of your Perl scripts do not need administrator ( root ) privileges to run.
The application gives access to several information and control panels: