Raspberry Pi User Guide

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2012-09-24
  • Publisher: Wiley
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Raspberry Pi User Guide contains everything the reader needs to know to get up and running on the Raspberry Pi. Co-written by Eben Upton, the creator of Raspberry Pi, the book shows how to: Connect the Raspberry Pi to other devices keyboard, mouse, monitor Install the necessary software Learn basic Linux System Admin in order to understand files systems etc Configure the Raspberry Pi Set-up the Raspberry Pi as a simple Productivity computer Set-up Raspberry Pi as a web server Write basic programmes in Scratch and Python Create simple hardware projects Set up the Raspberry Pi to drive a multimedia centre Raspberry Pi User Guide will be the ideal companion when starting out using the Raspberry Pi board.

Author Biography

Eben Upton is the co-creator of the Raspberry Pi board and the founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation Gareth Halfacree is a freelance technology journalist, open source advocate and erstwhile sysadmin.

Table of Contents


Part I: Connecting the Board

Chapter 1: Meet the Raspberry Pi

Chapter 2: Linux System Administration

Chapter 3: Troubleshooting

Chapter 4: Network Configuration

Chapter 5: Partition Management

Chapter 6: Configuring the Raspberry Pi

Part II: Building a Media Centre, Productivity Machine, Gaming

Chapter 7: The Pi as a Home Theatre PC

Chapter 8: The Pi as a Productivity Machine

Chapter 9: The Pi as a Web Server

Part III: Programming and Hacking

Chapter 10: An Introduction to Scratch

Chapter 11: An Introduction to Python

Chapter 12: Hardware Hacking

Chapter 13: Add-on Boards

Part IV: Appendixes

Appendix A: Python Recipes

Appendix B: HDMI Display Modes

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