Raspberry Pi For Dummies
By Sean McManus, Mike Cook
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: March 2013
Pages: 432

Learn to:

  • Connect the Raspberry Pi and install the OS
  • Get productive with word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and images
  • Learn simple programming with Scratch and Python
  • Create electronics projects connected to the Raspberry Pi's GPIO port

Join the Raspberry Revolution and start having fun with your Raspberry Pi — today!

As small as a credit card and ultra-affordable, the Raspberry Pi packs plenty of power into a pocket-size computer. But getting the hang of the Raspberry Pi can be tricky. For Dummies is here to help. You'll discover how to use your Raspberry Pi to work and play, edit photos, watch videos, and even craft your own programs! No programming experience? No problem. This friendly guide makes mastering this cool, compact computer as easy as pie.

  • Ready, set, go — download the operating system software, hook everything up, and configure your Raspberry Pi
  • You'll love Linux — find your way around the Linux shell, make the most of its desktop environment, and use it to manage your new computer
  • Have a little fun — play videos, listen to your favorite music, create documents, and even build a brilliant website
  • The Pi's the limit — create your own software with Scratch and Python programming
  • Conquer the world — master Raspberry Pi electronics in no time — from soldering your own circuits to creating games, musical instruments, and interfaces

Open the book and find:

  • How to download and install Raspbian, the Raspberry Pi OS
  • Help connecting a keyboard, mouse, and monitor
  • Tips on editing images and creating web pages
  • How to play music and videos on your Raspberry Pi
  • Advice on finding and installing free software
  • How to create your own arcade games and animations
  • Exciting electronics projects to try out your skills
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