Raspberry Pi User Guide

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Wiley, Aug 22, 2012 - Computers - 264 pages
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Make the most out of the world’s first truly compactcomputer

It's the size of a credit card, it can be charged like asmartphone, it runs on open-source Linux, and it holds the promiseof bringing programming and playing to millions at low cost. Andnow you can learn how to use this amazing computer from itsco-creator, Eben Upton, in Raspberry Pi User Guide.Cowritten with Gareth Halfacree, this guide gets you up and runningon Raspberry Pi, whether you're an educator, hacker, hobbyist, orkid. Learn how to connect your Pi to other hardware, installsoftware, write basic programs, and set it up to run robots,multimedia centers, and more.

  • Gets you up and running on Raspberry Pi, a high-tech computerthe size of a credit card
  • Helps educators teach students how to program
  • Covers connecting Raspberry Pi to other hardware, such asmonitors and keyboards, how to install software, and how toconfigure Raspberry Pi
  • Shows you how to set up Raspberry Pi as a simple productivitycomputer, write basic programs in Python, connect to servos andsensors, and drive a robot or multimedia center

Adults, kids, and devoted hardware hackers, now that you've gota Raspberry Pi, get the very most out of it with Raspberry PiUser Guide.

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About the author (2012)

Eben Upton is the co-creator of the Raspberry Pi board and the founder of the Raspberry foundation.

Gareth Halfacree is a freelance technology journalist, open source advocate and erstwhile sysadmin.

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