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Sams Teach Yourself Python Programming for Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours, Second Edition by Christine Bresnahan, Richard Blum

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Appendix A. Loading the Raspbian Operating System onto an SD Card

To boot your Raspberry Pi, you need a properly formatted microSD card with an operating system loaded onto it. You cannot simply copy an operating system over to the card. You must use a properly formatted microSD card, obtain an operating system ISO file copy, verify the file copy is not corrupt, and use image burner software to move the operating system ISO file onto the card. This requires time, patience, and several utilities.

To make this process easier, the Raspberry Pi Foundation created the New Out Of Box Software (NOOBS), which handles the following:

Image Initial boot of the ...

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