Change your password
Once you’re logged in as the
pi user, it is highly advisable to use the
passwd command to change the default password to improve your Pi’s security. To learn more click here.
How to prevent autologin of GUI
Select Boot Options.
Choose Desktop / CLI
Desktop GUI, requiring user to login
Exit the prompt and restart the RPi.
Update the OS
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade -y
sudo apt-get full-upgrade -y
sudo apt-get autoremove -y
sudo apt-get clean
How to Set Time and Date in Raspberry Pi
|open terminal and run the command ” sudo raspi-config ” and press enter.|
A new menu will appear. Select ” Internationalization Option “.
Select ” Change Timezone “.
Select your Geographical Area.
Select your Home city or select the nearest city listed there.
Overclocking your Pi 4
|sudo nano /boot/config.txt|
watch -n 1 vcgencmd measure_clock arm
Upgrading the Bootloader Firmware
All of the previous generations of Raspberry Pi contained all of their firmware on the SD card. Starting with the Raspberry Pi 4 the device actually has onboard upgradable firmware stored on an EEPROM chip separate from your storage. Updating this firmware is very important as one of the first released updates reduces power usage of the Pi by 30% which also reduces how hot it gets.
|sudo apt update|
sudo apt upgrade
sudo apt install rpi-eeprom
sudo rpi-eeprom-update -a
Update the firmware
Access your network drive
|Using your file manager|
Bluetooth on the Raspberry Pi
|sudo apt install bluetooth pi-bluetooth bluez blueman|
Does UASP make the Raspberry Pi faster?
UASP (“USB Attached SCSI Protocol”) helps USB 3.0 devices transfer data much faster than older USB protocols. What does this mean for the #RaspberryPi 4? Well, watch the video to find out how much faster #UASP makes drives, and how to check if your USB storage supports this speedy feature.