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Raspberry Pi For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-1-118-90491-6
456 pages
November 2014
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Introduction  1

Part I: Getting Started with the Raspberry Pi 5

Chapter 1: Introducing the Raspberry Pi  7

Chapter 2: Downloading the Operating System  19

Chapter 3: Connecting Your Raspberry Pi  29

Part II: Getting Started with Linux  49

Chapter 4: Using the Desktop Environment  51

Chapter 5: Using the Linux Shell  75

Part III: Using the Raspberry Pi for Both Work and Play  111

Chapter 6: Being Productive with the Raspberry Pi 113

Chapter 7: Editing Photos on the Raspberry Pi with GIMP  125

Chapter 8: Playing Audio and Video on the Raspberry Pi  135

Part IV: Programming the Raspberry Pi  145

Chapter 9: Introducing Programming with Scratch  147

Chapter 10: Programming an Arcade Game Using Scratch  163

Chapter 11: Writing Programs in Python  185

Chapter 12: Creating a Game with Python and Pygame  215

Chapter 13: Programming Minecraft with Python  233

Chapter 14: Making Music with Sonic Pi  255

Part V: Exploring Electronics with the Raspberry Pi  269

Chapter 15: Understanding Circuits and Soldering  271

Chapter 16: Making Your First Project with the Raspberry Pi  291

Chapter 17: Putting the Raspberry Pi in Control  323

Chapter 18: The Raspberry Pi in an Analog World  347

Part VI: The Part of Tens  367

Chapter 19: Ten Great Sof  tware Packages for the Raspberry Pi  371

Chapter 20: Ten Inspiring Projects for the Raspberry Pi  381

Appendix A: Troubleshooting and Configuring the Raspberry Pi  389

Appendix B: The GPIO on the Raspberry Pi  403

Appendix C: RISC OS  407

Index  415

Bonus Chapter 1: Mathematica BC1

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