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Raspberry Pi Projects for Kids by Daniel Bates

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Starting up the Raspberry Pi

Now we can prepare the Raspberry Pi to start up for the first time. Place it securely on a desk or in a case. Make sure it is not in danger of falling on the floor, and do not rest it on top of the bag inside which it comes. We can start up the Rasberry Pi by performing the following steps:

  1. Plug the SD card, screen, keyboard, and mouse into the Raspberry Pi. Also plug in the Internet cable if you have one, as shown in the following figure:
    Starting up the Raspberry Pi
  2. Plug the power cable into the Raspberry Pi. The red power light should come on, and the green Activity light should flash occasionally.
  3. If necessary, adjust the screen settings to display ...

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