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Instant Raspberry Pi Gaming by Shea Silverman

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Moving files to the Raspberry Pi (Intermediate)

This task will describe how to:

  • Copy files from a flash drive to the SD card
  • Download files from a remote site
  • Use the local network to transfer files from a computer to the Raspberry Pi

Getting ready

You will need:

  • A Raspberry Pi
  • An SD card with the official Raspberry Pi OS, Raspbian, properly loaded
  • A USB keyboard
  • A USB mouse
  • A USB flash drive
  • A 5V 1A power supply with Micro-USB connector
  • A network connection
  • Optional: powered USB hub
  • And a screen hooked up to your Raspberry Pi

How to do it...

For downloading from a remote site, perform the following steps:

  1. Copy down the URL address of the file you want to download.
  2. From the command line, enter wget http://example.com/link/to/file/filename.
  3. The file will be downloaded ...

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