Installing Raspberry Pi

Basic installation of Raspberry Pi. Main documents for the installation and starting using Raspberry Pi are available in http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads.

An interesting blog about the first steeps appears in http://www.jeremymorgan.com/tutorials/raspberry-pi/how-to-raspberry-pi-web-server/

  1. Select Operating System. Selection depends on what we want to do with our RBP. In resume, we can do 3 general things
    • Graphical use, multimedia applications.
    • Home Server
    • Real Time applications, control system for input/output devices, sensors/actuators, robotics …

    At present (March 2013) there are 2 main operating systems available

    • Raspbian Wheezy, for most installations. This is based on Debian Wheezy.
    • Arch Linux ARM,
  2. Install Operating System.
  3. Basic configuration
  4. Network
  5. Expand root partition. This can be done using the tool “raspi-config”
  6. Split CPU vs GPU.

To think about What we can do with a RBP, see this blog http://pingbin.com/2012/12/30-cool-ideas-raspberry-pi-project/.

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