Thursday, November 8, 2012

Useful commands for Raspberry Pi

Today I give you a few useful commands for an Raspberry Pi with Raspbian. I'll update this list in the future

Default login and password
login: pi    password: raspberry

Launch the GUI:

Sht down the Raspberry Pi :
sudo halt

restart the Raspberry Pi :
sudo reboot

Know its IP address:
ifconfig eth0

Renew the IP address when in DHCP:
sudo dhclient eth0

Read a text file:
cat pathname

Edit a text file:
sudo nano or sudo nano pathname

Check the temperature of the Raspberry Pi:
sudo /opt/vc/bin/vcgencmd measure_temp

Raspberry Pi setup page:
sudo  raspi-config

From this page you can:
  • expand the partition
  • change the overscan (margins) of the screen
  • select keyboard layout
  • change the password of the user "pi",
  • change the local preference
  • change the time zone
  • manage shared memory,
  • enable the SSH
  • start on the GUI

System update
sudo apt-get update

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