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getting-started:raspberry-pi-install [2017/07/06 13:39]
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 ==== Raspberry Pi & BrewPi Setup Guide ==== ==== Raspberry Pi & BrewPi Setup Guide ====
 === Important Considerations:​ === === Important Considerations:​ ===
-To set up both Raspberry Pi and BrewPi Spark 3 you will need+This setup should take around 1 hour.
  
-  - Micro SD card of more than 16 GB +The Raspberry Pi 3 B requires a 2.5 ampere power source. Unless you have USB type C you cannot power the Raspberry Pi from your USB port. Alsodo not use phone chargers because ​the amperage is too low. We recommend that you purchase ​an appropriate power supply when purchasing your Raspberry Pi. 
-  - Micro-USB cable +
-  - USB keyboard & mouse (these are only needed in initial setup, so if you do not already have one we suggest you borrow one as you will only need it for an hour or so.) +
-  - A screen with HDMI port. (Also only required for an hour of setup) +
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-The Raspberry Pi 3 B requires a 2.5 ampere power source. Unless you have USB type C you cannot power the Raspberry Pi from your USB port. Also do not use phone charges as the amperage is too low. We recommend that you purchase ​appropriate power supply when purchasing your Raspberry Pi. +
  
 If you can avoid it, always shut down your Raspberry Pi using the 'sudo shutdown -h now' command before unplugging it. Not doing this could damage it.  If you can avoid it, always shut down your Raspberry Pi using the 'sudo shutdown -h now' command before unplugging it. Not doing this could damage it. 
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-  - It is recommended ​to format ​the SD card before installing the software +  - First you will need to format ​your SD card, (this removes all data and is like starting from a clean slate) 
-  - download ​[[https://​www.sdcard.org/​downloads/​formatter_4/​|SDFormatter]]+  - We recommend you do this even if you purchase a new SD card 
 +  - Download ​[[https://​www.sdcard.org/​downloads/​formatter_4/​|SDFormatter]]
   - Use program to format your SD card, Defaults of the program will be fine.    - Use program to format your SD card, Defaults of the program will be fine. 
  
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   - Go to [[https://​www.raspberrypi.org/​downloads/​|Raspberry Pi downloads]]   - Go to [[https://​www.raspberrypi.org/​downloads/​|Raspberry Pi downloads]]
   - Click on '​Raspbian'​   - Click on '​Raspbian'​
-  - Download zip file '​RASPBIAN JESSIE LITE'+  - Download ​**.zip** file called ​'​RASPBIAN JESSIE LITE'
  
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   - It will ask you for two things, the image and the drive. ​   - It will ask you for two things, the image and the drive. ​
   - For the image you need to select the '​raspbian-jessie-lite.zip'​ which you have just downloaded   - For the image you need to select the '​raspbian-jessie-lite.zip'​ which you have just downloaded
-  - For the Disk select the formatted SD card from previous section, once both have been selected click '​Flash!'​+  - For the Disk select the formatted SD card from previous section, once both have been selected click '​Flash!' ​(this process may take several minutes)
   - During this process you may have several windows pop up (mine did in any case) just ignore these or close them.   - During this process you may have several windows pop up (mine did in any case) just ignore these or close them.
 +  - Your SD card location (in my case F) will now be called 'Boot (F)' ​
   - **Before** removing SD card you still need to follow the next step   - **Before** removing SD card you still need to follow the next step
  
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-  - Not going to bother you with too many details here, but the installation and setup of BrewPi software will be done via your pc. This is done using a program (for windows users) called [[http://​example.com|PuTTY]]+  - Not going to bother you with too many details here, but the installation and setup of BrewPi software will be done via a SSH connection with your pc. This is done using a program (for windows users) called [[http://​example.com|PuTTY]]
   - In order to use PuTTY we have to enable ssh in Rasbian.   - In order to use PuTTY we have to enable ssh in Rasbian.
   - To enable ssh first open the boot file on your SD card   - To enable ssh first open the boot file on your SD card
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   - We suggest you change the password for security and under option 4 change time zone to you local time. (hint: use tab to quickly skip to '​ok'​ or '​cancel'​)   - We suggest you change the password for security and under option 4 change time zone to you local time. (hint: use tab to quickly skip to '​ok'​ or '​cancel'​)
   - **Optional** If you want to configure your network settings please refer to this link [[getting-started:​Network-configuration|Network Configuration]]   - **Optional** If you want to configure your network settings please refer to this link [[getting-started:​Network-configuration|Network Configuration]]
-  - Now update your software using the commands, 'sudo apt-get update'​ and 'sudo apt-get upgrade',​ and while were at it let's update the firmware ​aswell ​using 'sudo rpi-update' ​+  - Now update your software using the commands, 'sudo apt-get update'​ and 'sudo apt-get upgrade' ​(this will take approximately 10 minutes), and while were at it let's update the firmware ​as well using 'sudo rpi-update' ​
   - After you have done the above updates you will need to reboot, using 'sudo reboot'​ (you may need to reconnect with PuTTY after rebooting)   - After you have done the above updates you will need to reboot, using 'sudo reboot'​ (you may need to reconnect with PuTTY after rebooting)