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Linux for Makers, 1st Edition by Aaron Newcomb

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Chapter 6. Tips and Tricks

Now that you can use the command line effectively from anywhere, I’ll explain some of the functionality an efficient Maker should know when putting their programs to work for them. These are the topics that come up again and again in forums and in conversations with new Linux users that a system administrator would know to do like the back of their hand. This is by no means an exhaustive list, but by learning these tips and tricks, you can save a lot of time when building your projects and impress your friends by demonstrating your mad Linux command-line skillz.

Changing Your Hostname

By default, the hostname of a Raspberry Pi running Rasbian is raspberrypi. If you have more than one Raspberry Pi on your network, ...

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