17+ Handy Raspberry Pi Guides
These Raspberry Pi guides are excellent 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 Linux system and not just the Pi so if you’re looking to learn Linux then these should hopefully come in handy.
We’re continually 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.
If you have ever tried to use an Xbox controller with the Raspberry Pi, you will find very quickly that they do not work correctly right out of the box. In fact to get them working you will be required to install a special driver. With the newer Xbox One controllers...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 go through the steps on how to set up a Raspberry Pi LCD 16x2 display. This display is a cool way to display some information from the Pi without needing any expensive or complicated display setup. A 16x2 display unlike a touchscreen or a regular...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 lack of analog pins makes connecting analog sensors a little more complex. There...read more
In this tutorial, I will be going through the steps on how to set up your very own Raspberry Pi temperature sensor. Like most of the sensor tutorials, they are pretty straightforward 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 connect the photoresistor sensor up to the GPIO pins correctly. 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 photoresistor is yet...read more
In this guide, we're going to use a Raspberry Pi to mount a USB drive. 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 server is better...read more
This Raspberry Pi MySQL & PHPMyAdmin tutorial is an extension to the web server 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 with MySQL, this is a great way to get learning it. MySQL is a...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 while you use the Pi to capture the photos this guide just teaches you how to use Premiere 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.
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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