Setting Up A New Raspberry Pi

Steps I do when I am setting up a new Raspberry Pi. If using the official LCD screen, for some unknown reason, it still defaults to an upside-down orientation when hooked up. This is simple to fix. Edit /boot/config.txt and add the following line: lcd_display=2 The 2 rotates it 180ยบ (the most likely choice for … Read more

To Set the Console Text to Green with a Blinking Block Cursor

For Ubuntu: Update /etc/default/grub GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”consoleblank=0 vt.cur_default=6 vt.color=2″ This will also set it so the console never blanks; adjust “consoleblank” to your own tastes (in seconds). For Raspberry Pi/Raspbian: Update /boot/cmdline.txt and add the following to whatever is already there: vt.cur_default=6 vt.color=2 consoleblank=0 This will also set it so the console never blanks; adjust “consoleblank” to … Read more