To install Raspbian on a Raspberry PI you need an SD card, at least 4GB and the image of the Raspbian OS.

kingmax-sdhc-4gb

Download the image from http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads. The latest version of Raspbian is called “wheezy”: 2012-12-16-wheezy-raspbian.zip. Unzip file and the result is “2012-12-16-wheezy-raspbian.img”.

Raspbian image

Write it to SD card using the UNIX tool dd. Windows users should use Win32DiskImager.

win32diskImager

win32diskImager-progress

When done, insert SD card into your Raspberry PI (don’t forget to shut down PI before this operation).

Boot the RPI!

Username: pi Password: raspberry

 

Install Raspbian “wheezy” on Raspberry PI
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