After install Raspbian on your SDCard, there several thing to do.
Please remember that after booting the Pi, there might be situations when the user credentials like the “username” and password will be asked. Raspbian comes with a default user name and password and so always use it whenever it is being asked. The credentials are:
After first boot the Raspberry Pi boots up in setup mode. If it does not boot into setup mode you can type the following command to get there on Terminal:
When in setup mode we want to:
- Re-size to file-system to use the entire SD card in my case (4GB)
First option in setup menu “1 Expand Filesystem“
- Change your keyboard settings under “4 Internationalization Options” > Change Keyboard Layout
- Change the locale to match your location. This is found under “4 Internationalization Options” > “I1 Change locate“
- Change the timezone to match your location. This is found under “4 Internationalization Options” > “I2 Change Timezone“
Update your system:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
We can now reboot the Raspberry Pi – and when it boots again it will come up with our new configuration!
Your Raspberry Pi is now setup, configured and ready for you to use for any purpose you want.