49+ Awesome Raspberry Pi Projects
Looking for some great Raspberry Pi projects to do? Then you have found the right place. On this page, you will find plenty of tutorials ranging from simple beginner projects right through to the more advanced projects that require a fair bit more work.
All these projects are a great way to learn more about both the fundamentals of the Raspberry Pi and also how a Linux operating system works. By doing some of these projects, you will even start to learn bash, PHP, Python and lots more programming & scripting languages.
You will learn how to install and use some great tools, entertainment software, and much more. A few examples of what you could do include things such as a retro game emulator, network attached storage, cloud server and so much more.
In this Raspberry Pi screen sharing tutorial, we are going to show you how to setup VNC so that you can share screens. Sharing screens is incredibly helpful if you require viewing what is being displayed on the main screen. Usually, VNC will create a new session on...read more
In this Raspberry Pi Parsec tutorial we take a look at a software package called Parsec, it is a game streaming software designed to offer a simple setup and low latency connection. Parsec allows you to be able to connect to your gaming pc or a cloud gaming pc from...read more
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 project we will be walking you through all the steps to set up your very own Raspberry Pi Terraria server, allowing you to set up a low cost and energy efficient Terraria server. This project is made possible thanks to two open source initiatives, the first of...read more
This Raspberry Pi Google assistant project will walk you through on how to build and setup your very own Pi-powered Google Assistant. This assistant will actively listen to your voice and respond to your queries, all you need to say is "Ok Google" or "Hey Google"...read more
In this Raspberry Pi distance sensor tutorial, we will be utilizing the HC-SR04 Ultrasonic Sensor with our Raspberry Pi. This guide will go through showing you how to wire up the sensor with the Raspberry Pi as well as exploring how we can utilize the sensor also to...read more
In this Raspberry Pi RTC tutorial, we will be showing you how to add either the PCF8523, DSL1307 or DS3231 real time clock (RTC) modules to your Raspberry Pi. We will be showing you how each of the individual real-time clock chips needs to be wired up to the Raspberry...read more
In this Raspberry Pi Volumio tutorial, we are showing you the basics of installing the headless music player, Volumio. We will also be walking you through how to get Wifi up and running on your Raspberry Pi through Volumio's interface. Additionally, the tutorial also...read more
In this tutorial we will be showing you how to view RTMP streams on your Raspberry Pi by using 3 simple pieces of software. For those who do not know, RTMP stands for Real-Time messaging protocol. It was initially a proprietary protocol developed by Macromedia for...read more
In this Raspberry pi serial reading and writing tutorial, we will be showing you how to read and write data through the serial GPIO connections that are made available to you on your Raspberry Pi. We will be showing you how to do these serial writes by using a RS232...read more
In this project, we will be exploring how to setup a Lighttpd Web Server on your Raspberry Pi. Lighttpd like NGINX is a fast and memory efficient alternative to Apache that is designed to have a relatively low memory footprint and a small CPU load, both of which are...read more
In this project, we will be building upon our Telegram tutorial by showing you how to utilize Telegram to control your Raspberry Pi. We will be doing this by utilizing the LUA interpreter that is built into the Telegram CLI which opens it up to quite a wide variety of...read more
This Raspberry Pi SSL certificate project will walk you through the steps to installing and setting up the Let's Encrypt Certbot client on the Pi. This Certbot client allows the user to grab a SSL certificate from Let's Encrypt by either utilizing your own web server...read more
In this project, we will be showing you how to setup your very own Raspberry Pi eBook server by utilizing the COPS (Calibre OPDS (and html) PHP Server) PHP software. This software acts as a web interface on your Raspberry Pi where you can access all your eBooks either...read more
In this Raspberry Pi RFID RC522 tutorial, I will be walking you through the steps on how to setup and wire the RFID RC522 chip with your Raspberry Pi. This is a cool circuit to play around with and opens you up to quite a wide variety of different projects from using...read more
If you’re looking for more beginner Raspberry Pi projects then be sure to check out the page on it. The projects are pretty easy to complete requiring minimal coding and terminal interaction. The intermediate and advanced tutorials, however, will need a fair bit of programming, Linux commands and also possibly the use of GPIO pins.
If you’re just getting started with the Raspberry Pi, then we have plenty of information to help get you started. The Raspberry Pi getting started page will take you through all the basics that you will need to know about starting out with the Pi.
Also be sure to check out the guides page as this has an ever growing range of tutorials on how to do specific things with the Pi. This guides page includes tutorials on port forwarding, getting started with GPIO pins and so much more.
If you’re looking at pimping your Pi out or just looking at buying a Pi, then be sure to check out the Raspberry Pi accessories page. These accessories are a great way to both increased functionality and make your Pi look awesome.
I also take a look at Pi kits such as the kano kit. This package is excellent if you’re interested in getting kids into coding. It will take them through the steps of putting together the Pi and also how to code in Linux. It also has plenty of interactive games that you can play through.
I hope you enjoy all the Raspberry Pi projects on this page, be sure to check back in the future as I have many more projects on the way.
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