Hurray, a new major milestone has been reached.
Today my new Raspberry Pi arrived. It arrived in a beautiful box :
The contents :
We’ve got the casing, the Pi, the power cable (powered using usb) and Raspbian, the linux operating system pre-installed on an SD Card. How cool is that.
It’s really easy to assemble into the casing. Here it is :
Put the card into the casing :
Hook it up to the screen using a HDMI cable, plug in the network cable, stick a mouse in there and we’re ready to go. It boots by plugging in the power.
… tah dah. Here’s the first output on the screen.
This version of Raspbian automatically boots into the graphical user interface.
We’re all ready for the first configuration!