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Raspberry Pi Cookbook for Python Programmers by Tim Cox

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Networking and connecting your Raspberry Pi to the Internet via the LAN connector

The simplest way to connect the Raspberry Pi to the Internet is using the built-in LAN connection on the Model B. If you are using a Model A Raspberry Pi, a USB-to-LAN adapter can be used (refer to the There's more… section of the Networking and connecting your Raspberry Pi to the Internet via a USB Wi-Fi dongle recipe for details on how to configure this).

Getting ready

You will need an access to a suitable wired network, which will be connected to the Internet and a standard network cable (Cat5e or a similar one with a RJ45 type connector for connecting to the Raspberry Pi).

How to do it…

Many networks connect and configure themselves automatically using Dynamic Host ...

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