RasPi 001: Raspberry Pi Setup
This will help you:
Set up a computer smaller than your phone, for use in all kinds of art, robotics, games, and internet-of-things projects.
A Raspberry Pi, or RasPi, is a tiny, low-cost computer created to help people learn about computers and programming. It’s basically the brains of a computer, so by plugging in a screen, mouse and keyboard, you can use it just like a desktop. However, it’s better known for providing computing power to all kinds of hobby projects in a tiny package. In this activity, you’ll set up a Raspberry Pi, and install an operating system on the tiny computer.
Time: 1 hour / Level: A1
You should already:
Have used a command line to download and run programs before
Have an understanding of what an operating system is
You Will Need:
MicroSD card with >= 8GB storage
Power supply (ideally 5.1V / 2.5A, 3.0A for RasPi 4)
USB mouse & keyboard
Computer or TV monitor and cable to connect to RasPi See here for a detailed description of what kind of cable you will need based on your setup.