Raspberry Pi for dummies

Get your slice of Raspberry Pi With the invention of the unique credit card-sized single-board computer comes a new wave of hardware geeks, hackers, and hobbyists who are excited about the possibilities with the Raspberry Pi?and this is the perfect guide to get you started. With this down-to-earth b...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: McManus, Sean
Other Authors: Cook, Mike
Format: eBook
Published: Hoboken, NJ John Wiley & Sons 2017
Edition:3rd edition
Series:For dummies
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Collection: O'Reilly - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Creating new folders and blank filesDeleting files and folders; Changing how files are displayed; Opening a folder in the terminal; Browsing the Web; Using Chromium to browse the web; Searching within web pages; Using tabbed browsing; Adding and using bookmarks; Protecting your privacy; Sending and Receiving Email with Claws Mail; Using the Image Viewer; Using the Text Editor; Customizing the Desktop; Finding and Installing New Applications; Backing Up Your Data; Logging Out from PIXEL and Shutting Down; Chapter 5 Using the Linux Shell; Understanding the Prompt; Exploring Your Linux System
  • Using Your NOOBS CardFlashing an SD or MicroSD card; Chapter 3 Connecting Your Raspberry Pi; Inserting the SD Card; Connecting the Raspberry Pi Camera Module; Connecting the camera on a Pi Zero W; Connecting the camera on other Raspberry Pi models; Preparing Your Pi Zero or Zero W; Connecting a Monitor or TV; Connecting an HDMI or DVI display; Connecting a television using composite video; Connecting a USB Hub; Connecting a Keyboard and Mouse; Connecting Audio; Connecting to Your Router; Connecting the Power and Turning on the Raspberry Pi; Logging In
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Why You Need This Book; Foolish Assumptions; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Setting Up Your Raspberry Pi; Chapter 1 Introducing the Raspberry Pi; Getting Familiar with the Raspberry Pi; Figuring Out What You Can Do with a Raspberry Pi; Getting Your Hands on a Raspberry Pi; Determining What Else You Need; Chapter 2 Downloading the Operating System; Introducing Linux; Creating a NOOBS Card; Downloading NOOBS; Formatting the SD card; Copying NOOBS to the SD or MicroSD card
  • Configuring Your Raspberry Pi in RaspbianConfiguring Your Wi-Fi; Configuring Bluetooth Devices; Testing the Camera Module; Setting Up the Data Partition; Taking Your Next Steps with the Raspberry Pi; Part 2 Getting Started with Linux; Chapter 4 Using the Desktop Environment; Navigating the Desktop Environment; Using the Applications menu; Running programs that are not on the menu; Resizing and closing program windows; Using the Task Manager; Using File Manager; Navigating File Manager; Copying and moving files and folders; Selecting multiple files and folders
  • Listing files and directoriesChanging directories; Checking file types; Changing to the parent directory; Understanding the directory tree; Using relative and absolute paths; Investigating more advanced listing options; Understanding the Long Listing Format and Permissions; Slowing Down the Listing and Reading Files with the Less Command; Speeding Up Entering Commands; Using Redirection to Create Files; Creating Directories; Deleting Files; Using Wildcards to Select Multiple Files; Removing Directories; Copying and Renaming Files; Installing and Managing Software on Your Raspberry Pi