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Revision as of 14:00, 6 January 2013

Contents

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 tutorials to help the reader to learn by doing. The reader is encouraged to follow the steps in the tutorials.

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

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

Fill in each section:

  • Tutorial Title (as a link to the project webpage or connected wiki page)
  • Tutorial 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)
  • Tutorial Status (Not Started/In-Progress/Available).

Tutorials List

Tutorial Title and Link

Description

Level

Tags

Author

Status

Tutorial: Set-up XBMC with Desktop, Internet Browser and Despotify

A walthrough guide to set up XBMC with a desktop, browser and despotify. Also with advanced set-up for easy switching between the two (I've written that a couple of posts down).

Beginner/intermediate

Media Centre

north3221

Available

Tutorial: How to use your RPi like an Arduino

A thorough guide to using the RPi's GPIO pins in Python, Bash and C.

Intermediate

Teaching, Python, Bash, C

T3db0t

Available

Raspberry Pi YouTube Tutorials

Forum Link: Liam Fraser's Video Tutorials

Beginner

Teaching, Python

Liam Fraser

Available

Raspbian on Raspberry Pi using SD card + USB memory stick

Tutorial on setting up Raspbian to boot off a small SD card and then load the system off a USB memory stick.

Beginner

OS Setup

NetworkingHowtos

Available

Introducing the Raspberry Pi

h2g2 project: Introducing the Raspberry Pi

Beginner

Startup guide

Tufty

Available

Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi

Introductory tutorial for total beginners to get your Raspberry Pi booted and online : Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi

Beginner

Startup guide

T3db0t

Available

Cable management for the Raspberry Pi - (Forum article)

Video showing how to simplify Raspberry Pi cable tangles : A simple cable management solution for the Raspberry Pi v1

Beginner/intermediate

Startup guide

Kdakin

Available

The Coding Club Free eBook(s)

Forum Link: Teaching Youngsters Programming

Beginner (~ages 10)

Teaching, Python

Sciman

Available

DracoSoftware

Forum Link: Blog about working with Raspberry Pi for Windows users

Beginner

Teaching, Windows, Linux

dracolytch

Available

Easy GPIO Hardware & Software

(Wiki)

Forum Link: Easy GPIO Hardware & Software

Aim to introduce the basic circuits for interfacing through the GPIO.

Beginner

Teaching, Basic Hardware

Meltwater - Open Project

In-Progress

SD Card setup using DD for Windows

Blog Link: My Raspberry Pi Experience

How to set up an SD Card using DD for Windows - with step by step screenshots

Beginner/ Windows Intermediate

Startup Guide, OS setup

Tass

Available

Software: C64 Emulator (VICE)

Forum Link: How to install the C64 Emulator VICE

Beginner

Install Guide, Software, Emulator

Frank Buss

Available

Setting up VNC

Blog Link: My Raspberry Pi Experience

How to set up VNC server on the Raspberry Pi to be able to connect remotely - with step by step screenshots

Beginner

Startup Guide, OS setup

Tass

Available

Setting up Apache2

Blog Link: Fusion Strike

A guide on setting up an Apache2 web server with Screenshots

Beginner

Startup Guide, server setup

Jacob Clark

Offline


Setting up PHP

Blog Link: Fusion Strike

A guide on setting up PHP web server with using Apache & SSH with Screenshots

Beginner

Startup Guide, server setup

Jacob Clark

Offline

Setting up MySQL

Blog Link: Fusion Strike

A guide on setting up MySQL on your Raspberry Pi web server using PHP, Apache & SSH with Screenshots

Beginner

Startup Guide, server setup

Jacob Clark

Offline

Running Puredata on the Raspberry Pi

How to get Puredata, the open-source sound synthesis platform, running on your R-Pi : Running Puredata on the Raspberry Pi

Beginner

Startup guide

T3db0t

Available

How to mount a USB flash drive on the Raspberry Pi

Blog link: How to mount a USB flash drive on the Raspberry Pi

Beginner

Startup guide, Linux

Alex Eames

Available

How to mount and use a USB Hard Disk Drive on the Raspberry Pi

Blog link: How to mount a USB hard disk drive on the Raspberry Pi

Beginner

Startup guide, Linux

Alex Eames

Available

How to build a cheap powered USB hub

Blog link: How to build a cheap powered USB hub

How to adapt a cheap unpowered USB hub and an existing mains adaptor to build a Raspberry Pi power supply and powered USB hub in one.

Intermediate

Hardware, USB hub

Alan Thew

Available

5V Power Supply construction - How To

How to make a simple PSU for your Raspberry Pi - design and construction from scratch. Some experience with construction of electronic circuits is required.

Intermediate

Hardware, PSU

Pinoccio

Available

Raspberry Pi UPnP Media Player

Blog link: Raspberry Pi UPnP Media Player

A guide on using GMediaRender to set up a Raspberry Pi as a UPnP media renderer.

Beginner

Startup guide, Linux

Chris Baume

Available

Cross Compiling and Cross Debugging C++ with Eclipse from Debian Squeeze x64 to Debian Squeeze ARM (Raspberry Pi)

Blog link: Cross Compiling and Cross Debugging C++ with Eclipse from Debian Squeeze x64 to Debian Squeeze ARM (Raspberry Pi)

A guide on Cross-Compilation and Cross-Debugging C++ with Eclipse CDT.

Intermediate

Teaching, C++

Javier Bravo

Available

Ra(s)ptor - Setting up TOR on a raspberry

A tutorial how to set up a TOR node on a raspberry pi.

Beginner / Intermediate

Pi, TOR,

epsilontik

Available

Setting up the Broadcom watchdog to reboot a hung Pi (Raspberry Pi)

Blog link: Setting up the Broadcom watchdog to reboot a hung Pi (Raspberry Pi)

A quick guide on setting up the watchdog process so that your Pi boots when it hangs or freezes. Adding "panic=20" is another good way of keeping your Pi running remotely.

Intermediate

Linux

Philip Howard

Available


Communicating with RaspBerry via GSoap C++ Web Services

Blog link: Communicating with RaspBerry via GSoap C++ Web Services

A step by step guide about how to develop and deploy a C++ Web Service on our Raspberry using the open API GSoap.

Intermediate

Teaching, C++

Javier Bravo

Available

Setting up RPi as a Torrent Client and Server

Blog link: Setting up RPi as a Torrent Client and Server

An in-depth tutorial explaining how to set up Transmission torrent client for RPi. A number of common difficulties many users have faced are also solved.

Beginner/Intermediate

Linux, Torrents

lezigg

Available

Setting up Raspberry Pi as a PPTP VPN Server

Blog link: Setting up Raspberry Pi as a PPTP VPN Server

Step-by-step tutorial explaining how to get Raspberry Pi running as VPN server. Also addresses setting up a dynamic DNS service on a Raspberry Pi.

Beginner

Startup Guide, Server Setup

Brad Wells

Available

Running Ruby on Rails on Rasberry Pi

Blog link: Running Ruby on Rails on Rasberry Pi

Step-by-step tutorial explaining how to get Ruby on Rails running on Raspberry Pi.

Intermediate

Startup Guide, Server Setup

Erik

Available

Streaming audio with MPD and Icecast2

Blog link: Streaming audio with MPD and Icecast2 on Raspberry Pi

Tutorial to set up MPD and Icecast2 for streaming audio files.

Beginner

Streaming, Audio, MPD, Icecast

Steffen Müller

Available

Live mp3 streaming from audio-in with DarkIce and Icecast2

Blog link: Live mp3 streaming from audio-in with DarkIce and Icecast2 on Raspberry Pi

Tutorial to set up DarkIce and Icecast2 for mp3 live streaming from audio-in

Beginner

Streaming, Audio, DarkIce, Icecast

Steffen Müller

Available

Control a Raspberry Pi with iPhone or iOS Device

Blog link: Raspberry Pi + iPhone: Control a RPi with an iPhone in 2 Minutes

A tutorial on controlling Raspberry Pi's GPIO with an iPhone or iPad wirelessly.

Beginner

GPIO Control, Hardware Interfacing

Samrat Amin

Available

Reading ADC values over I2C using Python

Step-by-step tutorial for reading ADC values from the ABelectronics "ADC Pi" board using Python.

Beginner

Python, I2C, ADC

AndrewS

Available

How to install Fuse ZX Spectrum emulator on the Raspberry Pi

Blog link: How to install Fuse ZX Spectrum emulator on the Raspberry Pi

Beginner

Emulation

Alex Eames

Available

How to connect a GoFlex Home network drive to your Raspberry Pi

Blog link: How to connect a GoFlex Home network drive to your Raspberry Pi

Beginner/Intermediate

Startup guide, Linux

Alex Eames

Available

Control Raspberry Pi with iOS or Android device ( NetIO App )

Link: NetIO App -> Hardware -> Raspberry PI

A step-by-step tutorial on creating a remote control for your Raspberry PI within a few minutes.
see example video - works with iPhone, iPad and almost every Android devices.

Beginner

iOS, Android, Hardware Interfacing

David Eickhoff

Available

Track your Pi system stats with cosm.com

Blog link: [1]

Track your Pi system stats with cosm.com

Beginner

Pi, system, status

Itxaka Serrano Garcia

Available

Raspberry Pi as Arduino HDMI Shield

A tutorial how to implement communication between Raspberry Pi and Arduino, and use the Pi as a "HDMI shield" for Arduino.

Beginner / Intermediate

Pi, Arduino, HDMI

Joonas Pihlajamaa

Available

Setup a mail server using Citadel

Blog link: [2]

A guide on how to setup a mail server with a webmail interface using Citadel

Beginner

Server Setup, Linux

Ben Hanna

Available

Setup an LDAP server

Blog link: [3]

A guide on how to setup an LDAP server

Intermediate

Server Setup, Linux

Ben Hanna

Available

Setup a Samba PDC with LDAP

Part 1: [4] Part 2: [5]

A guide on how to setup Samba PDC (primary domain controller) with an LDAP backend

Advanced

Server Setup, Linux

Ben Hanna

Available

Raspberry Pi French startup guide

Link: Raspberry Pi French startup guide

A tutorial in French for beignners who want to use the Raspberry Pi

Beginner

Startup guide

Benji

Available

SD card setup for a Linux distro

Link: SD card setup for a Linux distro

How to set up an SD card for the Raspberry Pi using different tools on Linux - with step by step in French

Beginner / Intermediate

OS Setup, Linux

Jiel Beaumadier

Available

References