English | 10 Feb. 2014 | ISBN: 1783284692 | 116 Pages | PDF | 2.01 MB
Transform your Raspberry Pi into a server for hosting websites, games, or even your Bitcoin network Unlock the various possibilities of using Raspberry Pi as a server Configure a media center for your home or sharing with friends Connect to the Bitcoin network and manage your wallet Who This Book Is For This book is targeted towards all Raspberry Pi enthusiasts who are interested in exploring the potential of Pi as a server. Even if you have no prior experience with the Raspberry Pi, you can pick up this book and develop a wide range of projects. This book demonstrates Raspberry Pi's ability to perform tasks that a mini computer would, in an efficient manner using a minimum number of power resources. You can connect your Raspberry Pi to the Internet at home to share files, host multi-player games, or even host a website. Starting with the pre-requisites and installation of Pi, you will learn how to setup Pi as a web server with MySQL. This book progresses with building Pi as a file server and knowing about using the various file transfer protocols. It also guides you to install Bitcoin/ Litecoin and set up Bitcoin wallet. You will learn how to stream a webcam to watch movies in HD or camera module. Complete your journey by learning how to use Pi as a game server by using basic console commands to get graphical content.