Default username pi
Default password raspberry
To start the GUI:
The following instructions are typed into the LX Terminal.
Changing the Default Password:
Change the Date and Time of the Raspberry Pi:
Type sudo date, followed by the date and time to be set. For example, 4th November 2013, 2pm, type sudo date 110414002013, note the month and date are reversed and in American format.
Hot key to bring up command line
Alt and F2 together
Make a new folder:
mkdir followed by the name of the folder, mkdir work_stuff makes a folder called work_stuff. This by default is made in the /home/pi area
Finding out your IP address:
Taking a Screen Shot:
Requires a small utility call scrot,
sudo apt-get install scrot
To take a screen shot:
To take shot with a 5 second time delay
sudo scrot –d5
Gives a count down
sudo scrot –d5 -c
Shut down the RaspPi:
Reboot /Restart the RasPi:
More coming soon
Transfer Files with ease between your Raspberry Pi and your Laptop / Computer. Download WinSCP, took about three minutes, install and that is it, drag and drop functionality of your files.
n00b Cheat Sheet
Bookmark of beginners code for the Raspberry Pi, print out back to back and laminate
Backing up your Pi
The Offical Raspberry Pi Website: Say no more, downloads, forums, support etc
The Offical User Guide: covers, Python, Scratch, Interfacing and more
So you got a RasPi, Now What? Great guide for setting up your Pi
Damn Fine Raspberry Pi: Excellent site for new ideas and projects to try on your Pi.
OCR Pi Resources:
OCR guides for setting up and using the Pi.
How to Code your Pi:
Want to know how to do something with the pi, but don't know how, check out the codes here.
Backing up your Pi:
Quick user guide video for backing up your Pi files and iOS
Adafruit Learning System: Great guides and resources for various Pi functions.
Raspberry Pi Help: A free site offering guidance and tutorials
Raspberry Web Server: Covers HTMAL, Linux, HTML, GPIO and loads more