Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi
If you’re looking at getting started with the Raspberry Pi, then you’re in the right place. This page is the home of all our beginner guides that will get you set up and ready to master the Pi.
The tutorials on this page will take you through things such as installing the default Pi operating system (Raspbian), equipment you will need, the difference between Raspberry Pi boards and much more.
You will also find guides on Pi related topics such as Linux commands, Python and so on. This page will continually be updated with more and more info so be sure to check back in the future.
These tutorials are simple, so if you’re already comfortable with all the basics, then you should check out some our more in-depth Pi projects or guides.
In this guide, I will take you through all the steps on how to shutdown a Raspberry Pi correctly. As you may have already noticed, there is no button to switch the Raspberry Pi on or off. Your first instinct is probably to pull the power cord, but this is highly not...read more
In this Raspberry Pi screenshots guide, we take you through the steps on how to take screenshots on the Raspberry Pi. It’s pretty straightforward but keep in mind this process may vary depending on the operating system you’re using. This guide assumes you’re using the...read more
In this guide, we will be showing you various ways on how to backup your Raspberry Pi and also how to restore it. Backing up is a crucial task that you should often be doing, especially if you make a lot of changes or are storing data on it. One thing to note is that...read more
In this guide, we will be showing you how to update Raspbian to newer versions of the operating system without having to start off with a new totally clean image. For the most part, upgrading is a relatively simple process but be prepared to deal with some broken...read more
In this guide, I will take you through the steps on how to install Raspbian for the Raspberry Pi. It’s a straightforward process and is perfect for anyone looking to install a clean version of the operating system. This method differs to the NOOBs installation guide...read more
This Linux commands cheat sheet should be extremely useful for anyone who is new to this style of operating system. It refers to most commands that a beginner will find handy, however it doesn't include highly detailed information regarding each command to help keep...read more
In this tutorial, I will be going through the process of installing and setting up Windows 10 IoT Core for the Raspberry Pi. For those who don't know Windows 10 IoT Core is a version of the Windows 10 operating system built just for IoT devices such as the Raspberry...read more
In this Raspberry Pi GPIO tutorial, we are going to take a look at all the basics of the GPIO pins or also know as the general purpose input and output pins. These pins are to communicate with other circuitry such as extension boards, custom circuits and much more....read more
Ever wondered what is a Raspberry Pi? In this article, we take a look at what this incredibly cool little computer is and also briefly what you can do with one. We also cover all the current iterations of the Pi currently out there and what you can expect to get out...read more
Raspberry Pi SSH is a way we’re able to communicate to the Pi over a network, so we no longer need to be physically located near the Pi. SSH or secure shell for anyone who is unfamiliar with the term is a common cryptographic protocol for communication over networks....read more
In this tutorial, I go through the steps on installing NOOBs Raspberry Pi so you can easily get the operating system (OS) you want as easy and fast as possible. As you may already know NOOBS Raspberry Pi is the newest way of getting a suitable operating system onto If...read more
If you’re new to microcomputers, then you might find that getting started with the Raspberry Pi a little overwhelming. There is a lot to learn from just installing the operating system right through to completing coding projects, electronics and much more.
All the tutorials you will find in here are all designed for someone who hasn’t yet or only just bought a Raspberry Pi. This includes tutorials such as getting all the correct equipment that you may need, installing NOOBS (New out of the Box Software), differences between Raspberry Pi boards and much more.
If you’re ready to be into something more advanced, then be sure to check out our Raspberry Pi projects we have an ever-growing list of fantastic tutorials. These will show you how to make some pretty cool stuff such as a network attached storage or even a webcam server.
If you’re just starting out and need something like Raspberry Pi beginner projects, then head over to that page. There are plenty of tutorials that are great if you’re just getting started with the Raspberry Pi. These include tutorials such as Minecraft server, web server and much more.
If you have already bought a Pi but looking for a case, then be sure to check out some of the five coolest Raspberry Pi cases you will find around.
If you are after other Raspberry Pi accessories, then be sure to check out our ever-growing list of cool Pi stuff. You will find accessories such as the Kano kit, add-on boards and much more to come.
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I hope these tutorials on getting started with Raspberry Pi help you learn all the basics. Also be sure to check back in the future as we will be adding plenty more fantastic tutorials.