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* Guide Status (Not Started/In-Progress/Available).
 
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==Guides List==
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==Absolute beginners==
 
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===[[R-Pi PXE Server | Classroom Boot Server]]===
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===[[RPi Chromium | Installing Chromium web browser]]===
 
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Classroom boot server - Basic concept: A PXE server to allow cheap computers without hard disks to boot into Windows or Linux.
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Installing the Chromium web browser on Debian.
 
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Medium
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Easy
 
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PXE, netboot
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Chromium
 
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[[User:bredman | bredman]] - Open Project
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bredman
 
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Lots of random text, needs organisation and testing
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Ready for testing
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==Easy==
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'''Guide Title and Link'''
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'''Guide Description'''
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'''Level'''
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'''Author'''
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'''Status'''
 
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Tested.  Needs more modules adding
 
Tested.  Needs more modules adding
 
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===[[RPi Chromium | Installing Chromium web browser]]===
 
 
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Installing the Chromium web browser on Debian.
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===[[RPi Debian Auto Login | Debian Auto Login/Startx]]===
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How to launch LXDE without the need of a username/Password in Debian.
 
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Easy
 
Easy
 
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Chromium
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LXDE, Boot, Login, Auto
 
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bredman
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Ian Hartwell (helpme1986)
 
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Ready for testing
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Early draft.
 
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===[[RPiForked-Daapd]]===
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How to install Forked-Daapd, an itunes media server
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Easy
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Debian, streaming,
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Greg (pr1sm)
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Early draft.
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===[[RPi Ruby on Rails | Installing Ruby on Rails]]===
 
 
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Installing Ruby on Rails and common modules on Debian.
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===[[RPi Setting up a static IP in Debian | Setting up a static IP in Debian]]===
 
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Medium
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How to set-up a static IP in Debian
 
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Ruby, Rails
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Easy
 
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Erik
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Debian, Static IP
 
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Partially tested.  Still early draft.
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sleepy
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Available
 
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==Medium==
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{| border="1" style="background:transparent;"
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'''Guide Title and Link'''
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'''Guide Description'''
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'''Level'''
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'''Tags'''
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'''Author'''
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'''Status'''
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===[[RPi VNC Server | Share your screen with VNC]]===
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===[[R-Pi PXE Server | Classroom Boot Server]]===
 
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| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
Installing VNC to allow remote control of the screen from another computer.
+
Classroom boot server - Basic concept: A PXE server to allow cheap computers without hard disks to boot into Windows or Linux.
 
| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
 
| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
 
Medium
 
Medium
 
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VNC
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PXE, netboot
 
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| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
Simon H
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[[User:bredman | bredman]] - Open Project
 
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| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
Early draft.
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Lots of random text, needs organisation and testing
 
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|-
  
 
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===[[RPi Debian Auto Login | Debian Auto Login/Startx]]===
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===[[RPi Ruby on Rails | Installing Ruby on Rails]]===
 
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How to launch LXDE without the need of a username/Password in Debian.
+
Installing Ruby on Rails and common modules on Debian.
 
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| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
Easy
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Medium
 
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| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
LXDE, Boot, Login, Auto
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Ruby, Rails
 
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Ian Hartwell (helpme1986)
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Erik
 
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| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
Early draft.
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Partially tested.  Still early draft.
 
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|-
  
 
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===[[RPiForked-Daapd]]===
+
===[[RPi VNC Server | Share your screen with VNC]]===
 
| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
 
| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
How to install Forked-Daapd, an itunes media server
+
Installing VNC to allow remote control of the screen from another computer.
 
| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
 
| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
Easy
+
Medium
 
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| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
Debian, streaming,
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VNC
 
| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
 
| vertical-align:top; border:1px solid #aaa;" |
Greg (pr1sm)
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Simon H
 
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Early draft.
 
Early draft.
 
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==Advanced==
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'''Guide Title and Link'''
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'''Guide Description'''
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'''Level'''
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===[[RPi building and installing OpenELEC | building and installing OpenELEC]]===
 
===[[RPi building and installing OpenELEC | building and installing OpenELEC]]===
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Stephan Raue
 
Stephan Raue
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Available
 
|-
 
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===[[RPi Setting up a static IP in Debian | Setting up a static IP in Debian]]===
 
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How to set-up a static IP in Debian
 
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Easy
 
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Debian, Static IP
 
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sleepy
 
 
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Available
 
Available

Revision as of 20:08, 7 May 2012

Back to the Hub.


Community Pages:

Tutorials - a list of tutorials. Learn by doing.

Guides - a list of informative guides. Make something useful.

Projects - a list of community projects. Help others out.

Tasks - for advanced users to collaborate on software tasks.

Datasheets - a frambozenier.org documentation project.

Education - a place to share your group's project and find useful learning sites.

Community - links to the community elsewhere on the web.

Games - all kinds of computer games.


Introduction

This page contains a set of guides to show readers how to do useful tasks. These guides focus on achieving a goal as simply as possible, with the aim to build the confidence of the reader. Hopefully, the reader will also be inspired to learn at the same time.

The Raspberry Pi Forum has a list of Project Ideas & Links, to help people get started.

Please add links to your guides (and ones you find interesting).

Fill in each section:

  • Guide Title (as a link to the project webpage or connected wiki page)
  • Guide Description (including any additional links or information
  • Skill level/Ages it is aimed at (Any/Beginner/Intermediate/Advanced)
  • Tags (key words related to the project, i.e. LCD Screen, Teaching, Python)
  • Author(s) or group who have produced it (also if it is an Open/Community Project for anyone to contribute)
  • Guide Status (Not Started/In-Progress/Available).

Absolute beginners

Guide Title and Link

Guide Description

Level

Tags

Author

Status

Installing Chromium web browser

Installing the Chromium web browser on Debian.

Easy

Chromium

bredman

Ready for testing

Easy

Guide Title and Link

Guide Description

Level

Tags

Author

Status

Network Attached Storage

Network Attached Storage - Basic concept: A place to save copies of all your important files

Easy

Samba

bredman - Open Project

Tested on Debian, some help needed with Fedora chapter

Python 3 on Debian

Installing the latest Python 3 and common modules on Debian.

Easy

Python

croston

Tested. Needs more modules adding

Debian Auto Login/Startx

How to launch LXDE without the need of a username/Password in Debian.

Easy

LXDE, Boot, Login, Auto

Ian Hartwell (helpme1986)

Early draft.

RPiForked-Daapd

How to install Forked-Daapd, an itunes media server

Easy

Debian, streaming,

Greg (pr1sm)

Early draft.

Setting up a static IP in Debian

How to set-up a static IP in Debian

Easy

Debian, Static IP

sleepy

Available

Medium

Guide Title and Link

Guide Description

Level

Tags

Author

Status

Classroom Boot Server

Classroom boot server - Basic concept: A PXE server to allow cheap computers without hard disks to boot into Windows or Linux.

Medium

PXE, netboot

bredman - Open Project

Lots of random text, needs organisation and testing

Installing Ruby on Rails

Installing Ruby on Rails and common modules on Debian.

Medium

Ruby, Rails

Erik

Partially tested. Still early draft.

Share your screen with VNC

Installing VNC to allow remote control of the screen from another computer.

Medium

VNC

Simon H

Early draft.

Advanced

Guide Title and Link

Guide Description

Level

Tags

Author

Status

building and installing OpenELEC

How to build and install OpenELEC,a embedded Multimedia Distro. You can learn (cross)compiling, building packages from source, how buildsystems are working and what is needed to install a OS on a SD-card for Raspberry Pi.

Intermediate/Advanced

XBMC, HTPC, Multimedia, Distro, compiling

Stephan Raue

Available