Linux

Explanation of some fundamental Linux usage, and commands for getting around the Pi and managing its file system and users.

Contents

  • Filesystem
    • Home
      • Your user's home folder on the Pi, where you keep your files
    • Whole File system
      • The rest of the Linux file system
    • Backup
      • Backing up your files and your operating system image
  • Usage
  • Software
    • APT
      • Installing software with APT
    • Python
      • Installing software using a Python package manager such as pip
    • Ruby
      • Installing software with Ruby's package manager ruby gems
  • Kernel
    • Updating
      • Updating your Linux kernel on Raspberry Pi
    • Building
      • Building the Linux kernel on Raspberry Pi
    • Configuring
      • Configuring the Linux kernel on Raspberry Pi
    • Patching
      • Applying patches to the Linux kernel on Raspberry Pi
    • Headers
      • Getting the kernel headers