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Lessons on PI – Lesson 3: Getting around (ls, cd, rm, mkdir, touch, pwd, less…)

The Linux operating system and specifically the terminal, can feel like a maze when trying to find your way around.  If you haven’t yet, check out Lesson 1, and Lesson 2. The file and directory File There are a couple of concepts you will have to hold in your head as you get started.  The… Continue reading Lessons on PI – Lesson 3: Getting around (ls, cd, rm, mkdir, touch, pwd, less…)

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Lessons on PI – Lesson 2: On the shoulders of giants (apt-get, and git)

On the Shoulders of Giants That phrase, “On the shoulders of giants”, has come to mean, “discovering truth by building on previous discoveries” which just about sums up all of computer science. That idea, is the reason Computers are moving so fast!  When you can reuse the work being done by hundreds of thousands of people… Continue reading Lessons on PI – Lesson 2: On the shoulders of giants (apt-get, and git)

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Lessons on PI – Lesson 1: The Raspberry PI

This is the first in a series of raspberry pi classes.  When the kids first show up with their hardware they need to immediately get it up and running by understanding the various bits. What is it? “The Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized computer that plugs into your TV and a keyboard. It is a capable… Continue reading Lessons on PI – Lesson 1: The Raspberry PI