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Raspberry Pi For Dummies by Mike Cook, Sean McManus

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Connecting to Your Router

The Raspberry Pi Model A has no network connection on the board. The Model B Raspberry Pi has an Ethernet socket on the right edge of the board, indicated in Figure 3-1. Use this socket to connect your Raspberry Pi to your Internet router with a standard Ethernet cable.

The Raspberry Pi automatically connects to the Internet when used with a router that supports the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP), which means it works with most domestic routers. For advice on troubleshooting your Internet connection, see Appendix A.

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