This is a special version of Debian Wheezy which takes advantage of the floating point features of the Raspbery Pi CPU giving a significant speed boost (the standard Debian for ARM doesn't).

Default Setup

Username: pi
Password: raspberry

Running The GUI

Enter the command:


startx

If you need to control the IO pins or modify files in protected locations use:


sudo startx

Built in command line configuration tool


sudo raspi-config

Updating Operating System and Tools


sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get upgrade

 

 

 

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