79+ 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 tutorial, I will be setting up a Raspberry Pi steam box so you can stream PC games from your computer straight to the Pi. This project is an awesome way to get games to another screen or TV in your house without spending a huge amount of money on extra...read more
In this tutorial, I go through all the steps to getting your very own Raspberry Pi plex server up and running. This project is perfect for anyone who wants to have a media server that can be accessed by anyone within a household. You can also set it up to be accessed...read more
In this Raspberry Pi BOINC tutorial, I take you through the steps to getting BOINC setup and processing tasks correctly. At the time of this tutorial, BOINC (Berkeley Open Infrastructure for Network Computing) has over 400 thousand volunteers and almost a million...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 go the through the steps of setting up Raspberry Pi DOSBox. This project is a pretty easy process that will let you play the hundreds of great old DOS games that have been released as shareware, demos and of course freeware. Now DOSBox will only...read more
In this tutorial, I will be looking at how to set up Raspberry Pi cayenne. This tutorial is a pretty simple process and will give you access to a powerful IoT software package. If you’re a fan of sensors, collecting data and the overall concept of IoT then this is for...read more
The Raspberry Pi Chromium operating system is a great alternative to Raspbian offering a simple, fast & secure experience for anyone who finds themselves on the web a lot. Now version of the operating system is a work in progress, so there are still quite a few...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 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 tutorial, I will be going through steps to making your very own Raspberry Pi music player. This process is pretty straightforward, so you shouldn’t come across any problems at all. For this project, I am going to be using a pre-built software package called...read 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 photo frame is a pretty straightforward project and shouldn’t take you too long to set up. I pretty much...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 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...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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