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Raspberry Pi Networking Cookbook by Rick Golden

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Booting the "official" Raspbian Linux distribution

This recipe explains how to boot the official Raspbian distribution and run raspi-config to complete the installation of the Raspberry Pi.

The raspi-config command is run by default when you first boot the Raspberry Pi. In this recipe, the command is only used to update the tool itself. More detail on the use of raspi-config can be found in Chapter 2, Administration.

Once this recipe is complete, you will have booted the Raspberry Pi for the first time.

Getting ready

The following are the ingredients:

  • An initial Raspberry Pi setup (see the Preparing for the initial boot recipe)
  • An SD card formatted with the "official" Raspbian Linux image
  • A network connection

The SD card should be formatted with a Raspbian ...

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