Introduction: BrickPi Setup
This guide which will help you configure and get started with a BrickPi. This will help you set up all the software and other dependencies for the BrickPi and you should be able to use the BrickPi with C,Python or Scratch without any issuse.
Equipment you will need:
- Raspberry Pi (with an SD Card and WiFi dongle or Ethernet)
- BrickPi Board
- Battery Pack
Step 1: Power on the Raspberry Pi With the Brick Pi
Slide the BrickPi on top of the Raspberry Pi and power it on using a battery Pack. For more help on this, refer to the Dexter Industries guide to powering on the BrickPi.
Step 2: Log on to the Raspberry Pi
Log on to the Raspberry Pi using SSH, VNC or a monitor and open the Terminal. Click here for more help on connecting to the Raspberry Pi
Step 3: Clone the BrickPi Repository
sudo git clone https://github.com/DexterInd/BrickPi.git
Step 4: Go to the Scripts Directory
Step 5: Make the Script Executable
sudo chmod +x install.sh
Step 6: Run the Script
sudo ./install.shPress Enter to start when prompted.
Raspberry Pi will automatically restart when the script is completed.
Step 7: Programming With the BrickPi