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How to Find a Raspberry Pi Model Number from the Command Line

Once you’re logged in to your Raspberry, issue the command: The OS will respond with a human-readable result: Raspberry Pi 2 Model B Rev 1.1

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How to Boot a Raspberry PI 4 from Thumb Drive

So, it seems things have gotten easier with the new round of Raspberries. The Raspberry Pi 4 is capable of booting directly from USB. No…

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How to Use a USB Drive on a Raspberry PI

Sometimes you need a little extra legroom on a Raspberry. Just to store some files or maybe you’ve got an application that does a lot…

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Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS on a Raspberry Pi

So, with the newest version of Ubuntu now available for the Raspberry, I wanted to jump in and see what they had to offer my…

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How to Configure Your Raspberry, Graphically!

IF you have a monitor attached to the HDMI port of your Raspberry, you will soon to presented with an X-session! This is the windows-like…

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How to Configure Your New Raspberry with ssh

What next? We got our new Raspberry to boot into Raspbian. We got logged in. Now, we need to configure a few things. First, change…

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How to Build an SD card for the Raspberry PI

The first step to running a Raspberry Pi is creating the SD card from which it boots and runs. In Step One, you downloaded all…

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How to Run a Raspberry

Part One: Get the Stuff! You wanna’ learn about the Raspberry Pi and build one for yourself? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve got…

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