Day 3: Installing the system

The process is very straightforward. When the SD card is booted for the first time, NOOBS is executed showing the operating system options:

Raspbian Install

I chose the Raspbian because I think it would be easier for a beginner. I provided the information requested during the install process, including the password of the “pi” user.

When the system is booted, this password is requested.

Initially, the console interface in available. For start the Graphic interface, I use the following command:

pi@raspberrypi ~$ startx

After that, the following interface is presented:

Raspbian

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Day 2: Preparing the SD Card

I followed the instructions in the quick start guide for the Windows operating system:

1) Downloaded the required files (SDFormatterv4.zip and NOOBS_v1_3.zip)

2) Installed the SD Formatter

3) Formatted the SD Card according to the instructions (Format size adjustment = ON):

SDFormatting - 1 - Options

SDFormatting - 3 - Done

4) Extracted and copied the NOOBS