In this project, we go through the steps on how to control a DSLR with the Raspberry Pi. A project like this might appeal to you if you want to be able to control your camera programmatically. For example, taking a photo every hour so you can make a time-lapse.read more
This tutorial takes you through all the steps to set up the Snowboy Hotword detection service on the Raspberry Pi. This is a great way to create some custom hotwords that your Pi will be able to pick up. You can then perform specific actions using Python utilizing your own hotword.read more
In this Raspberry Pi Steam Link tutorial, we will be showing you how to set up the Steam Link game streaming software on the Raspbian operating system. For those who do not know what Steam Link is, it is a piece of software that allows your Raspberry Pi to easily...read more
In this Raspberry Pi Webmin tutorial, I will go through all the steps to set up the Webmin software package for the Raspbian operating system. Webmin is excellent if you wish to have a web-based interface for system administration. It removes the need to manually edit...read more
For this Raspberry Pi Kiosk tutorial, we will be showing you how you can set up your Pi as a Kiosk using the popular web browser, Chromium. We utilize Chromium as it is one of the best-supported web browsers and openly supports the functionality to act in a kiosk...read more
In this Raspberry Pi Flightradar24 tutorial, I go through the steps to set up a flight tracker that feeds to the FlightRadar24 service. I had covered an ADS-B tracker before but utilized the FlightAware software. Depending on personal preference you may prefer to use...read more
In this Raspberry Pi Chromecast tutorial, we will be showing you how you can set up your Raspberry Pi to act as a Chromecast device. While we can't implement the same protocol that Chromecast relies on we can replicate this on the Raspberry Pi. We replicate its...read more
In this Raspberry Pi Gitea tutorial, we will be showing you all the steps to getting Gitea up and running on the Raspberry Pi. Gitea, if you have never heard of it, is a self-hosted Git service, offering an interface much like Github for those who want to self-host...read more
In this Raspberry Pi OctoPrint tutorial, we will be walking you through all the steps that you need to follow to be able to set up OctoPrint on your Raspberry Pi and connect to it from Cura. To simplify things, we will be using the OctoPi distribution. This...read more
In this Raspberry Pi Pi-hole tutorial, we will be setting up a network-wide ad blocker. A network-wide ad blocker works by acting as your DNS server. What the network-wide ad blocker does is act as your DNS server. Your computers our routers will connect to it for DNS...read 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
These Raspberry Pi projects for beginners have been designed to be as easy as possible. Little to no knowledge of programming or Linux is required in order to get them to work.
These projects are a great example of some of the cool things you can do with the Pi. They are also a great way to learn a lot of the basics about the Pi such as software configurations, debugging, Linux commands much more.
If you’re also just looking for something that will just work and be running in no time, then these projects are also for you too. A project such as the media center is an excellent example of a project that you can easily setup, configure and have ready in less than an hour.
Just to name a couple of the Raspberry Pi beginner projects we have on this website; the Pi time lapse, retro game emulator, webcam server and much more. (We also have much more coming in the near future)
If you want to check out our more extensive range of projects, then head over to the Raspberry Pi project page as this will have many tutorials ranging from just basic beginner stuff right through to the more advanced tutorials.
If you’re looking at getting started with the Raspberry Pi, then check out our page that has all the information you will need to get started. There is a lot to learn about the Pi especially on using the Linux based operating system correctly. However, with a few tutorials, you will be able to master the Pi in no time.
We also have plenty of guides that will help you take you through both stuff specific to Pi and even nonspecific. If you want to learn more about the Raspi config, Raspberry Pi SSH then you should definitely check it out.
We also have a guide on how to turn your time-lapse images into a video so you can show it off to all your friends. Again all these guides go well with the beginner Raspberry Pi Projects as they too show you all the basics.
There are many great Raspberry Pi accessories around that you can buy. If you’re looking at doing up your Pi with a cool looking case or looking to buy a kit that includes a Pi, then be sure check out our guides.
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We hope you enjoy these Raspberry Pi projects for beginners and be sure to check back soon as we have many more projects on the way.