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Learning Raspberry Pi

By : Samarth Shah
Book Image

Learning Raspberry Pi

By: Samarth Shah

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (14 chapters)
Learning Raspberry Pi
Credits
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
Index

Chapter 1. Getting Started with Raspberry Pi

As you know, Raspberry Pi is a credit card computer developed by Raspberry Pi Foundation in the UK with the intention of promoting the teaching of basic computer science in schools. However, today it is used widely in all areas, including in the process of making super computer and advanced robotics operations. In this chapter, you will be introduced to Raspberry Pi and its components. As Raspberry Pi is supported by a wide variety of operating systems, this chapter provides an overview of what is available and the different installation methods. Before setting up a web server, the security implications and remote access methods are covered. Once the web server is set up and manageable remotely, it is put to use by adding WordPress. We will cover the following sections in this chapter:

  • Getting to know your Raspberry Pi

  • Different types of operating systems

  • Installation methods

  • User management

  • Remotely accessing Raspberry Pi

  • Installing a web server with PHP support