© Brian Schell 2019
Brian SchellComputing with the Raspberry Pihttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5293-2_1

1. Setting Up the Raspberry Pi As a Computer

Brian Schell
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Flint, MA, USA
 
In this chapter, we’ll look at the hardware aspect of our project. We’ll go over all the options for hardware and parts; then we’ll assemble everything. The biggest part of the project is installing the basic operating system, and going through the initial setup phase of Raspbian, the Raspberry Pi operating system.
If you’ve ever assembled a desktop computer, this is essentially the same process, but everything is just a little different on the Pi. If you’ve never “built” a computer before, then you’re in for a fun chapter; once you’ve got all the parts, the rest is ...

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