17+ Handy Raspberry Pi Guides
These Raspberry Pi guides are great if you’re looking at learning the basics of the Pi. You will find that in these guides we take a look at a lot of the basics such as SSH, FTP, port forwarding and much more.
A Lot of these guides can also be applied to any kind of linux system and not just the Pi so if you’re looking to learn Linux then these should hopefully come in handy.
We’re constantly adding more guides to this page so be sure to check back in the future.
We hope these guides will help you understand and learn a lot more about the concepts of Linux, networking, programming and the Raspberry Pi itself.
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 be doing often, especially if you make many changes or are storing data on it. One thing to note is that some...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 fairly simple process but be prepared to deal with some broken packages....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
In this tutorial, I go through the steps to installing Raspberry Pi Flint OS. I also do a brief overview of what exactly the operating system (OS) is and any setup that you will need to do on first boot. FlintOS is an operating system that is built on the open source...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 hugely detailed information regarding each command to help keep...read more
In this tutorial I go through the steps on how to setup a Raspberry Pi LCD 16x2 display. This is a cool way to display some information from the Pi without needing any expensive or complicated display setup. A 16x2 display unlike a touch screen or a normal LCD screen...read more
In this tutorial I go through the steps of setting up a Raspberry Pi ADC (Analog to digital converter). As you may already know the Pi doesn’t have any GPIO pins that are analog. This makes connecting analog sensors a little more complex. There are several solutions...read more
In this tutorial I will be going through the steps on how to setup your very own Raspberry Pi temperature sensor. Like most of the sensor tutorials they are pretty straight forward consisting of a basic circuit and some code. I will be using a ds18B20 waterproof...read more
In this tutorial I will go through the all the steps to setting up a Raspberry Pi VNC server. Once we have done this you will be able to remote desktop to your Pi so you’re able to control as if you were sitting there with it. The process of setting this all up is...read more
In this Raspberry Pi light sensor tutorial I show you how to correctly connect the photo resistor sensor up to the GPIO pins. Lastly I show you how it can be used in a simple python script so you’re able to gather and use the data from it. This is yet another sensor...read more
In this guide we're going to use a Raspberry Pi to mount a USB drive. In this guide we show you both how Raspbian automatically mounts a drive and how to do it manually. If you’re looking to have this drive accessible over your network, then the Raspberry Pi samba...read more
This Raspberry Pi MYSQL & PHPMyAdmin tutorial is an extension to the webserver tutorial that I did earlier. You don't need to have done that tutorial to be able to complete this one. If you’re unfamiliar of MYSQL this is a great way to get learning it. MySQL is a...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. You...read more
In this guide we’re going to take a look at Raspberry Pi FTP. For those who don’t know, FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol and if it has an S (SFTP) in front then it stands for Secure File Transfer Protocol. Using FTP is a great way to move files on and off of the...read more
Looking to learn how to setup the Raspberry Pi WiFi then this is the guide to check out. In this guide we will show everything you need to know to get that network up and running in no time. In this guide I will show you how to setup both the Raspberry Pi WiFi via...read more
In this guide I will take you through on how to setup Raspberry Pi port forwarding on the router and also setting up Raspberry Pi Dynamic DNS. Both of these complement each other but port forwarding is very important if you want web applications accessible over the...read more
As we mentioned above this page contains all the Raspberry Pi guides that may or may not be directly related to the actual Pi. A perfect example is the transformation of photos into a time lapse whilst you use the Pi to capture the photos this guide just teaches you how to use premier pro or avidemux.
If you’re just starting out with the Raspberry Pi, then you should check out all the guides we have on getting started with the Raspberry Pi. It also has all the information you will need to know to get your Pi up and running.
If you haven’t already bought a Pi, then you might be confused by all the different models. I strongly recommend taking a look at your guide on What is a Raspberry PI.
I If you’re already familiar with the basics of the Pi and want to get into some easy projects, then you should check out our Raspberry Pi projects for beginners. There are also plenty of intermediate and many advanced projects on the way. If you’re after the full list of Raspberry Pi projects, then be sure to check out that page.
If you are ready to jazz your Pi up a little with some Raspberry Pi accessories be sure to check out our guides on Pi cases, the Kano kit and much more.
We hope you enjoy all the Raspberry Pi guides and also the other guides on this page. Be sure to check back in the future as we will be adding lots more guides covering even more topics than what we already do.
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