ListOfRaspberryPiHow-Tos

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This page is a list to the available RaspberryPi How-Tos.

Setup:RPI Setup:RPI Raspian‎
initial setup and configuration and updates.
RPi Software Development
An introduction to developing software for the RPi
HDMI Configuration
HDMI references and example problem/solution
AddingUsers:RPi
add a user and assign super user privledges.
Updating the RPi Software
Up to date software offers perfromance and security benefits
Updating RPi Firmware
Up to date firmware offers perfromance and security benefits
Static IP Config
network static IP address is useful if you RPi is to be accessed remotely
Enable SSH
enable SSH to allow remote login
Setup VNC
to access via remote desktop
Expand Image to fill SD card
Use the spare space assuming your SD card is larger than the default image you installed.
Backup SD Image
So you don't undo all your great work in a flash.
Auto Update Backup
Method to update and backup you pi automatically
Enable Sound
As of 19/05/2013 the sound driver is still Alpha and is disabled by default, use this guide to enable and test sound on your RPi.
Playing Music
Finally something useful to do with your RPi
Playing Videos
Playing videos is a fun thing to do!
Accessing Network Shares
SD cards just aren't big enough.
Run Quake
Just in case you get bored or are planning a LAN party.
Setting up a Torrent Server
Setup your RPi to get he latest RPi distro using torrents.
Remote Desktop
Use your RPi as a remote terminal to a Windows machine.
Monitor a Webcam
Use your RPi with a webcam.
Make a Spycam or Video Streamer
Trigger video recording using motion detection
Big Trak Controller
Project for controlling a Big Trak using a Raspberry Pi.
RaspberryPi Buffer Board
Information on the Buffer Board for the RaspberryTortoise
I2C Setup
Setting up and using the I2C on the Raspbery Pi.