So far, we've been reading a lot of theory. Now let's actually get our Raspberry Pi working. Before we get started, here is a list of things you need at the bare minimum to get your Pi up-and-running:
- The Raspberry Pi (duh)
- An SD card (8 GB or higher)
- A micro USB power source (many phone chargers are of this type so you might have one already)
- A keyboard and mouse
- Any screen or display with an HDMI port and cable
- A laptop (optional)
Have everything? Awesome! Let's move on...
There are lots of operating systems and lots of ways to install them on the Pi. However, the easiest way by far is to use the official NOOBS installer. NOOBS, which stands for New Out Of Box Software, is the officially recommended way to ...