Beginner's Book 1

The official Raspberry Pi Beginner’s book comes with everything you need to get started with Raspberry Pi today (hardware not included with the digital edition). Inside you’ll find a Raspberry Pi Zero W, the official case (with three interchangeable covers), SD card with NOOBS pre-loaded, not to mention USB and HDMI adapter cables. The accompanying 116-page book is packed with beginner’s guides to help you master your new Raspberry Pi!

  • Set-up your new Raspberry Pi Zero for the first time
  • Discover amazing software built for creative learning
  • Control electronics: buttons, lights, and sensors
  • Hack and make with Minecraft, and more!

You can download this book free now and forever, but buying in digital & print supports the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s charitable mission to democratise computing.


Page 37, Switch To The Command Line. “File Size: The name of the file” should read “File Size: the size of the file”.

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