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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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3 Responses to “Raspberry Pi Setup – First Steps”

  1. Thanks for info, this helped me.
    Raspberry Pi is so cool!

  2. 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 …)

  3. Jason says:

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

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