OS Installation

Install Raspberry Pi OS

There are different operating systems available for Raspberry Pi. I usually choose Raspberry Pi OS, which was formerly known as Raspbian.


To install the OS, we need:

  • Raspberry Pi

  • Memory SD card

  • USB cable

Raspberry Pi OS

Raspberry provides a software assistant to download and burn the chosen OS into your SD card. You can download it from the official website.


Connect the Raspberry Pi to the computer and launch the Raspberry Pi manager. Choose the operating system, the SD card, and click on Write. This process might take few minutes.

If everything succeeds, you’ll see the following message:

If not, you may want to try to select the Erase option from the Operating System options in the first figure.

More info in the Raspberry Pi blog.

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