Introduction to the Raspberry Pi Linux platform

2016-04-27 18:00

The Robotics and the PC sections of the Micro Club would like to introduce to the Raspberry Pi Linux platform on

Wednesday 27th April at 18h00

in the Micro Club meeting room.

The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card sized computer priced at 35 US dollars and able to display full-HD video and run a full Desktop Linux distribution.

The session will give you the opportunity to:

  • Get acquainted with the various types of Raspberry Pi available on the market
  • Get a tour of possible applications of the Raspberry Pi:
    • Media center
    • Wifi-enabled autonomous robots
    • Home security / Monitoring systems
    • Space-based experiments with the Astro Pi mission
  • Get started with setting up your own media center based on Kodi
    • Preparing your own SD card for booting the Raspberry Pi
    • Connecting your TV via HDMI, networking via Wifi or Ethernet
  • Get started with setting up Raspbian, a Debian Linux-based distribution tailored for the Raspberry Pi

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