Connect your Raspberry Pi to the world with this essential collection of recipes for basic administration and common network services
About This Book
Install, administer, and maintain your Raspberry Pi
Explore a new world of computing with this low cost, credit-card sized computer
Connect your Raspberry Pi to other devices on local networks and utilise IoT services
Who This Book Is For
This book is intended for students, scientists, and hobbyists who wish to connect their Raspberry Pi to other devices on a local area network or to the Internet of Things. Whether you are new to the Raspberry Pi, or already have a lot of experience with it, the recipes in this book will be a valuable reference to you and inspire your next project. You will want to have this book handy as a guide whenever you are working on networking projects for the Raspberry Pi.
What You Will Learn
Install, update, and upgrade your Raspberry PI
Configure a firewall to protect your Raspberry Pi and other devices on your local area network
Set up file sharing, remote access, a web server, and your own wiki
Create a wireless access point and use it as an Internet gateway
Stream video, audio, and local device data to IoT services as well as your own websites
Control devices connected to the Raspberry Pi from your phone via the web
Create a giant video wall using multiple monitors and Raspberry Pis
With increasing interest in Maker Projects and the Internet of Things (IoT), students, scientists, and hobbyists are using the Raspberry Pi as a reliable, inexpensive platform to connect local devices to Internet services.
This book begins with recipes that are essential to installing the Raspberry Pi and configuring it for network access. Then it continues with recipes on installing common networking services such as firewalls and file sharing.
The final chapters include recipes for network monitoring, streaming data from the Raspberry Pi to IoT services, and using clusters of Raspberry Pis to store and analyze large volumes of data.
Style and approach
This book contains a collection of practical, engaging recipes that will guide you through enhancing your Raspberry Pi’s existing network.
Downloading the example code for this book. You can download the example code files for all Packt books you have purchased from your account at http://www.PacktPub.com. If you purchased this book elsewhere, you can visit http://www.PacktPub.com/support and register to have the code file.