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Jeff CicolaniBeginning Robotics with Raspberry Pi and Arduinohttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3462-4_2

2. An Introduction to Raspberry Pi

Jeff Cicolani1 
Pflugerville, Texas, USA

The purpose of this book is to challenge you to build a simple robot that will be expanded over time. This book is intended to be difficult; however, it isn’t too difficult or unnecessarily complicated. You’ll experience plenty of complications along the way, but the installation of the operating system on your Raspberry Pi does not need to be one of them.

Downloading and Installing Raspbian

There are, essentially, two methods of installing the operating system (OS) on your Pi.

The first involves downloading the latest Raspbian image, writing it ...

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