Idiot's Guides: Raspberry Pi, 1st Edition

  • Thorin Klosowski
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  • ISBN-10: 1615647805
  • ISBN-13: 9781615647804
  • DDC: 005.133
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 400 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released September 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This guide is the perfect beginner book for learning how the Raspberry Pi works, how to program it, how to connect it to existing devices to enhance or even hack their existing functionality, and how to put together some basic first projects from scratch. Readers will learn how to download and use the right software for the job, how to program using Scratch, and how to come up with their own project ideas.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Getting Started with Your Raspberry Pi.
1: Introducing the Raspberry Pi.
2: Choosing a Raspberry Pi.
3: Required Accessories.
4: Picking a Case.
Setting up Your Raspberry Pi.
5: What You Need for Setup.
6: Ports, Pins, and Plug-Ins.
7: Selecting an Operating System.
8: Installing Linux.
9: Working with the Command Line.
Raspberry Pi Projects.
10: Building a Useable PC.
11: Adding Wi-Fi.
12: Making a Media Center.
13: Setting up a Personal VPN.
14: Creating a Streaming Internet Radio.
15: Building a Private Minecraft Server.
16: Setting up a Home Surveillance System.
17: Making a Wireless Router.
18: Creating a Web Server.
19: Building a Network Storage Device.
20: More Advanced Projects.
Going Further with Your Raspberry Pi.
21: Additional Accessories.
22: Learning to Code on Your Raspberry Pi.
23: The Raspberry Pi Community.
Appendix A: Glossary.
Appendix B: Resources.
About the Author.