raspberry pi

How to add and delete users on your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi 3

If you set up a Raspberry Pi and want to add another user to it, it’s easier than you might think. You’ll use a simple Terminal command and optionally include a password for the new user.

Here, we’ll show you how to add a user as well as delete one on Raspberry Pi.

How to delete a file on your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Board Side View

Like any other computer, your Raspberry Pi can fill up with unwanted items. You may have created a file that you no longer need or downloaded a file you no longer want.

If you’re ready to do a bit of cleaning on your Raspberry Pi, we’ll show you how to delete a file.

How to change your Raspberry Pi password

Raspberry Pi Configuration

When you first set up your Raspberry Pi, you’re prompted to change the default password. But maybe you want to change it again down the road. As we all know, you’re supposed to do this regularly for security reasons.

So here, we’ll show you how to change your Raspberry Pi password. You can update your password using two methods, the Raspberry Pi Configuration interface or a Terminal command.

Getting started with the Raspberry Pi OS desktop

Raspberry Pi OS Desktop on Monitor

If you’ve recently purchased a Raspberry Pi and are interested in using it as a computer running Raspberry Pi OS (formerly called Raspbian), then you’ll need to get used to the desktop.

While the basic view of your desktop is pretty simple, you might wonder where to find things or what it is that you’re seeing.

Here, we’ll run down what you can find on your desktop with Raspberry Pi OS and where to look for things you’ll need.

Beginner’s guide to setting up your Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi Board Side View

If you recently purchased your first Raspberry Pi and are ready to get started, we’re here to help!

Depending on the Raspberry Pi you bought, the steps for setup can vary which includes using a kit. For instance, you may have simply purchased a board without any extras or you might have bought a kit with heat sinks and a cooling fan. So, feel free to skip any steps in our tutorial that don’t apply.

How to decide which Raspberry Pi to buy

Raspberry Pi 3

So, you want to buy a Raspberry Pi? Unless you’ve purchased one before, you’re probably not sure where to start. As a beginner, it’s like many other things. You need to consider what you plan to do with it to determine the type of Pi you should buy.

If you’ve researched Raspberry Pi enough to know you want one, then you already know that they’re affordable and that there are several different types of boards. This is where iDownloadBlog is stepping up to help!

We are beginning a new series of tutorials at iDB centered around Raspberry Pi. We’ll start here, with how to decide which one is right for you. Then we’ll move onto setting it up, the kinds of projects you can do from practical to fun, and much more.

If you’re ready to begin this journey with iDB, then let’s go!