Raspberry Pi Login¶
This document describes how to log in to Raspberry Pi using a remote terminal via SSH protocol.
The SSH stands for “Secure Shell”. In a simple way, this can be seen as a secure connection to the Raspberry Pi command line over the network.
If you do not already have Raspberry Pi installed, first go to the Raspberry Pi Installation.
Log in via:¶
In this case, you need to find out what address the DHCP server assigned to your Raspberry Pi.
Finding Raspberry Pi IP address
The client’s IP address can usually be found through the configuration interface of your router in the section DHCP Clients, eventually LAN Status, etc.
On your Android or iOS phone you can use Fing utility which can detect Raspberry Pi and show an raspberry icon with the device.
Download the PuTTY program.
Then log in with following login:
Linux and macOS¶
- Open Terminal application and enter following command:
Or with IP adress instead of DNS name
ssh pi@IP_ADRESSinstead of IP_ADRESS fill ip adress from finder in Introduction chapter
- Log in with following login:
Changing the password¶
Remember to change the default password when you first login. You can make the change using the following command:
For reasons of security and stability, it is important to keep the system up to date. The system consists of packages and you can update them with the following command:
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade