RaspberryPi 05: Remote Desktop

UPDATE: This article is out of date, RealVNC is now installed on Raspbian, see this article for more info (excerpt from page 27 of MRE-RPi book) Often all you need to control your Raspberry Pi is an SSH connection, however sometimes it is useful to be able to remotely...
RaspberryPi 04: First Time Configuration

RaspberryPi 04: First Time Configuration

The first time you run Raspberry Pi you will need to make some basic configurations. The configuration panel can be found in the main menu (Main/Preferences/RPI Configuration) Expand File System Change Hostname Change Password (unique) from default (raspberry) Enable...

RaspberryPi 03: Connecting RPi to WiFi

Overview For these tutorials we will not use the Emily Carr Wifi network as it is problematic, instead we’ll be using my own network for this course, here is the login: SSID: wifi network name: ecu-ixd Password: babelfish67 To connect your Raspberry Pi to this...

RaspberryPi 02: Exploring Command Line Basics

The command prompt Now that you’ve logged in you’ll see a command prompt with: pi@raspberrypi ~ $ What does it mean? The pi section is your username followed by @. The raspberrypi (the default hostname), the ~ is your current working directory. The ~ symbol is short...

RaspberryPi 01: Console Cable

Overview Despite having four full sized USB ports and one micro USB port (for power), you can’t connect to your Raspberry Pi from your computer via USB (without additional hardware). You can however connect to your Raspberry Pi via a “USB to TTL Serial Cable”, also...