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Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers by Tim Cox

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Connecting the Raspberry Pi

There are many ways to wire up the Raspberry Pi and use the various interfaces to view and control content. For typical use, most users will require power, display (with audio), and a method of input such as a keyboard and mouse. To access the Internet, refer to the Networking and connecting your Raspberry Pi to the Internet via the LAN connector recipe.

Getting ready

Before you can use your Raspberry Pi, you will need an SD card with an operating system installed or with the New Out Of Box System (NOOBS) on it, as discussed in the Using NOOBS to set up your Raspberry Pi SD card recipe.

The following section will detail the types of devices you can connect to the Raspberry Pi and importantly, how and where to plug them ...

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