Learnwith will tell you everything you need to know about the ’s GUI and command line so you can get started doing amazing things. You’ll learn how to set up your new Raspberry Pi with a monitor, keyboard and mouse, and you’ll discover that what may look unfamiliar in is really very familiar. You’ll find out how to connect to the internet, change your desktop settings, and you’ll get a tour of installed applications.
Next, you’ll take your first steps toward being a Raspberry Pi expert by learning how to get around at the Linux command line. You’ll learn about different shells, including the bash shell, and commands that will make you a true power user.
Finally, you’ll learn how to create your first Raspberry Pi projects:
Making a Pi web server: run LAMP on your own network
Making your Pi wireless: remove all the cables and retain all the functionality
Making a Raspberry Pi-based security cam and messenger service: find out who’s dropping by
Making a Pi media center: stream videos and music from your Pi
Raspberry Pi is awesome, and it’s Linux. And it’s awesome because it’s Linux. But if you’ve never used Linux or worked at the Linux command line before, it can be a bit daunting. Raspberry Pi is an amazing little computer with tons of potential. And Learn Raspberry Pi with Linux can be your first step in unlocking that potential.
What you’ll learn
How to get online with Raspberry Pi
How to customize your Pi’s desktop environment
Essential commands for putting your Pi to work
Basic network services – the power behind what Pi can do
How to make your Pi totally wireless by removing all the cables
How to turn your Pi into your own personal web server
How to turn your Pi into a spy
How to turn your Pi into a media center
Who this book is for
Raspberry Pi users who are new to Linux and the Linux command line.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Your First Bite of Raspberry Pi
Chapter 2. Surveying the Landscape
Chapter 3. Getting Comfortable
Chapter 4. The File-Paths to Success
Chapter 5. Essential Commands
Chapter 6. Editing Files on the Command Line
Chapter 7. Managing Your Pi
Chapter 8. A LAMP of Your Own
Chapter 9. WiPi: Wireless Computing
Chapter 10. The Raspberry sPi
Chapter 11. Pi Media Center
Paperback: 280 pages
Publisher: Apress (January 2013)