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Raspberry Pi: Amazing Projects from Scratch by Richard Grimmett, Matthew Poole, Arush Kakkar, Ashwin Pajankar

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Setting up the Raspberry Pi cluster

Now that we have a running Raspbian distribution in all the Raspberry Pi devices that we wish to use, we will now connect them to create a cluster. We would need a networking hub that has at least the same number of LAN ports as the size of your cluster should be. For the purposes of this chapter, we will use three Raspberry Pis, so we would need a hub that has at least three LAN ports.

If you have a Wi-Fi router, then it should already have some ports at the back, as shown in the following image:

Setting up the Raspberry Pi cluster

We also need three networking cables, such as those with an Ethernet connector, where one port goes into the Raspberry ...

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