Setting up the GrovePi

Let us have a look at an image of the GrovePi:

Setting up the GrovePi

As you can see from the preceding image, GrovePi has a socket that allows it to fit directly over the Raspberry Pi. Once we do that, we can begin to set up the software on the Raspberry Pi to use the shield. The steps are given next.

  1. Turn on the Raspberry Pi without the GrovePi attached and open a terminal window either by using a monitor or through ssh:
    Setting up the GrovePi
  2. It is recommended that we install GrovePi on the desktop so we first cd into the desktop directory with the following command:

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