Past Meetup

Raspberry Pi Installfest :: Time to Live and let Pi

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PARKING INFO: $10 validated parking is available. Set your GPS to 330 South Hope St., Los Angeles 90071 as the parking entrance to use. No parking validations will be available if you use ANY other entrance.

We also need your first and last name as it appears on your id. Building security will be checking ids against a provided list of attendees and if we don't have your full name, they won't, and they won't allow you up to IndieDesk.

Feel free to message/email/PM if you have any questions.

RSVP's are being handled through EventBrite. Please RSVP for this event there. ( https://www.eventbrite.com/e/raspberry-pi-installfest-time-to-live-and-let-pi-tickets-27224337727 )

Signing in: IndieDesk DTLA is in the Wells Fargo North Tower building. You will need a picture ID when you sign in at the building reception and you will be escorted up to 4th floor.

Parking: $10 Validated Parking is available at the Wells Fargo North Tower building. Unless you have a vault of coins don't park at a meter on the street.

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Next scheduled LinuxChix Los Angeles event will be a Raspberry Pi Installfest. The RasPi is, “a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It is a capable little device that enables people of all ages to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python.” (source https://www.raspberrypi.org/ )

Have you wanted to play with the RasPi but didn't know how to get started? Here's your chance. It's time to Pi!

We've listed the minimum hardware requirements below, but you are only limited by your imagination with RaspPi projects. Addon project boards and ideas for what the RaspPi can do for you can be found here. https://opensource.com/life/16/7/top-10-Raspberry-Pi-boards

Minimim Requirements

• Raspberry Pi. The latest version is RaspPi3, but versions 1 and 2 are just fine.

• Raspberry Pi Power Source. Recommended 2.5A/5V, along with micro connection.

• Monitor. If you have an HDMI monitor that's terrific, but if your monitor is VGA only then please get an HDMI/VGA adapter. (https://www.amazon.com/gofanco®-Active-HDMI-Adapter-Audio/dp/B00THWPE1M/)

• Keyboard. USB please!

• Mouse. Also USB please!

• MicroSD card. Minimum size 8GB.

Pre-assembled Raspberry Pi kits are also available. Link below is to recommended kits reviewed by Pretzel Logix ( https://www.pretzellogix.net/2015/01/14/the-best-raspberry-pi-starter-kits-compared-and-reviewed/ )

There is plenty of time to get a Pi of your very own :-)

If you have any questions please put in the comments below.

Yours in Tux.