Configuration

Some basic guides to configuring your Raspberry Pi.

Contents

  • raspi-config
    • The Raspberry Pi configuration tool in Raspbian, which allows you to easily enable features such as the camera, and to change your specific settings such as keyboard layout
  • config.txt
    • The Raspberry Pi configuration file
  • Wireless networking
    • Configuring your Pi to connect to a wireless network using the Raspberry Pi 3's or Pi Zero W's inbuilt wireless connectivity, or a USB wireless dongle
  • Wireless access point
    • Configuring your Pi as a wireless access point using Raspberry Pi 3 or Raspberry Pi Zero W's inbuilt wireless connectivity, or a USB wireless dongle
  • Using a proxy
    • Setting up your Pi to access the internet via a proxy server
  • HDMI Config
    • Setting up your HDMI device, including custom settings
  • Screen Layout Editor
    • Setting up your display devices using the provided graphical editor
  • Audio config
    • Switching your audio output between HDMI and the 3.5mm jack
  • Camera config
    • Installing and setting up the Raspberry Pi camera board
  • External storage config
    • Mounting and setting up external storage on a Raspberry Pi
  • Localisation
    • Setting up your Pi to work in your local language and time zone
  • Default pin configuration
    • Changing the default pin states.
  • Device Trees config
    • Device Trees, overlays, and parameters
  • Kernel command line
    • Setting options in the kernel command line
  • UART configuration
    • Setting up the on-board UARTs
  • Firmware warning icons
    • Description of warning icons displayed if the firmware detects issues
  • LED warning flash codes
    • Description of LED warning flashes that are shown if a Pi fails to boot or has to shut down
  • Securing your Raspberry Pi
    • Some basic advice for making your Raspberry Pi more secure
  • Screensaver
    • Configuring the screen saver and screen blanking
  • The boot folder
    • What it's for and what's in it