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.
The Raspberry Pi photo frame is a perfect setup for anyone who wants to display photos of their loved ones, memories or anything else might want to display. This is a pretty straight forwards project and shouldn’t take you too long to set up. I pretty much only cover...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 tutorial we make a simple yet cool Raspberry Pi git server that is perfect for hosting your next code project. If you’re a programmer, then you probably have heard of git before. For those who haven’t heard of it, Git is a hugely popular version control...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 tutorial we’re building a Raspberry Pi motion sensor that makes use of a PIR sensor (Passive Infrared Sensor). Also to make this project a little more interesting we will also be using a piezo speaker whenever motion is detected. Both these devices will need...read more
In this project we’re going to make a Raspberry Pi Owncloud server this can act as your very own personal cloud storage. As the protection of your privacy becomes harder and harder you may be thinking of moving your files to a private cloud storage. If this is the...read more
A Raspberry Pi Minecraft Server is a cost effective way to have your very own private server with your friends or just for stuffing around on. I have had mine running for quite some time now and haven’t come across too many problems. It is very important to know that...read more
A Raspberry Pi TorrentBox is a great way to have a cheap affordable always on torrent machine. If you’re a heavy or light torrent user, then this still works pretty well for both! I have filed this under the intermediate projects as it can get a bit sensitive when it...read more
In this project I am going to make a Raspberry Pi security camera simply using the standard Pi camera such as the one I used in the time-lapse tutorial. This is a cost effective way of getting a security camera up and running that you can view over the network and...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 tutorial we will build a Raspberry Pi ADS-B receiver, this will allow us to track flights within 100-300 miles (160-480 km). This distance will vary depending on your location, line of sight etc. We also set this up so you can track flights directly of the Pi...read more
A Raspberry Pi NAS or network attached storage is the perfect way to have files available to anyone within your local network. It is a relatively easy process to set this up and being low powered allows for it to be on 24/7 without costing you a fortune in power...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
A Raspberry Pi web server makes for a great lightweight Web Server. It can handle a small amount of traffic and lightweight scripts making it fantastic for a home server or an area you can learn web programing languages such as PHP. The Pi can even handle WordPress so...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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