Elliott C. Back: Internet & Technology

Raspberry Pi Setup – First Steps

Posted in Hardware,Raspberry Pi by Elliott Back on March 26th, 2014.

  1. Change the default password–simply run sudo raspi-config and select the option from the menu
  2. Update all your packages:
  3. sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get upgrade

  4. Give your raspberry pi a network name (hostname.local as per raspi-config), using Apple’s zeroconf/bonjour protocol:
  5. sudo apt-get install avahi-daemon
    sudo insserv avahi-daemon

  6. Install airplay using shairport (if you want it)
  7. Setup your wifi card using wicd

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2 Responses to “Raspberry Pi Setup – First Steps”

  1. Hi Elliott, came here looking through search results regarding Rasp Pi. Now, this is titled “first steps” – are more forthcoming? (Seeing some of your other blog entries are quite informative on your respective subjects …)

  2. Jason says:

    Raspberry Pi’s are awesome! Keep posting about them Elliot! There the future!

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