Brian Innes shows you how you can set up and work with your Raspberry Pi, including some of the network considerations that may block the setup and remote access.


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Learn how to set up your Raspberry Pi with your laptop and a network connection. Learn about the network configurations that are required to interact with your Pi. Finally, learn about OS and package requirements for getting up and running with your Pi.

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4 comments on"Setting up your Raspberry Pi without a keyboard, mouse, or monitor"

  1. Hello again Brian – I was able to connect the Pi to my Mac mini using an ethernet cable and then I opened Terminal on the mac mini. I used the SSH login you provided in this video and got a command prompt from the Pi. The command prompt sequence looks like this:
    Ians-Mac-mini:~ iankenrickhall$ ssh pi@raspberrypi.local
    pi@raspberrypi.local‘s password:

    The programs included with the Debian GNU/Linux system are free software;
    the exact distribution terms for each program are described in the
    individual files in /usr/share/doc/*/copyright.

    Debian GNU/Linux comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY, to the extent
    permitted by applicable law.
    Last login: Fri May 27 12:08:34 2016
    pi@raspberrypi:~ $ ls
    Desktop Downloads Pictures python_games Videos
    Documents Music Public Templates
    Brian, how do I get from here to the Pi desktop to run the sudo commands and python code to configure the PI properly?
    Thank you very much

  2. Thamizharasan Desikan July 17, 2017

    Raspberry Pi 3 B and B+ versions comes with built-in VNC Server. Then, you can use any VNC client on MAC/Windows/Linux device & get the Pi GUI remotely.

    You need to enable it either from
    a) CLI (sudo raspi-config)
    b) Raspberry Pi Configuration menu item.

  3. […] The first time you boot the Raspberry Pi you will need to have a Keyboard, Mouse and screen connected to the Pi to be able to do the initial configuration. You will also need network connectivity (Ethernet or WiFi). There is a quickstart guide available if you are new to the Raspberry Pi: It is possible to startup a Raspberry Pi without keyboard, mouse an monitor if you meet certain criteria – this is discussed and demonstrated in this video : […]

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