Tested on:Kubuntu Linux 14.04
Hardware:SDHC card
SDHC card reader
Host Computer

Gnome-disks is perfect for quickly installing Raspbian

Raspbian is a great open source Debian Linux distribution which was specifically taylored for the Raspberry Pi. First, download the newest Raspbian distribution.

If gnome-disks is not installed on the host computer so far, execute

Start it with

In the now-open graphical application,

  • click on options(the button with a gear symbol on it) and then on recover image
  • select the image file and start the recovery
  • unmount the SD(important!), eject it and plug it in your Raspberry

Some elementary configuration of Raspbian is required; this is explained in the basic setup guide.

Raspbian Website: http://www.raspbian.org
Raspbian Download: http://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/
Basic setup: http://www.knight-of-pi.org/basic-raspberry-setup-step-by-step

Knight of Pi

Johannes Bergs aka Knight of Pi. Diploma in Bioinformatics, some Webdesign and Python coding then. Living in the beautiful city of Vienna.


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