RaspPi

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  • Default Username and Password
U: pi
P: raspberry

XBMC Specific

To get to a command prompt while raspbmc is running go to exit xbmc.

Starting a stopping xbmc from command line:

sudo initctl start/stop xbmc

AirPrint Server

Useful if you have iOS devices or any other type of Apple product.

For a guide to setting up AirPrint just visit this page.

Video

Resolution

For your TV or monitor you might need to install a custom resolution. If this is desired then you may perform the following actions.

More to Come!

Software

Some software one might want to install in addition to the base distribution.

Overclocking

  • Add the following config elements to config.txt

Safe for Pi 1 Model B:
arm_freq=1000
sdram_freq=500
core_freq=500
over_voltage=6
temp_limit=75
boot_delay=0
disable_splash=1

Safe for Pi 3 Model B:
arm_freq=1350
core_freq=500
over_voltage=4
disable_splash=1
#force_turbo=1 #Voids Warranty! (uncomment to avoid CPU scaling down to 600Mhz)
#boot_delay=1 #helps to avoid sdcard corruption when force_turbo is enabled.
#sdram_freq=500 #uncomment to test. Works only with some boards.
gpu_mem=320 #for a Pi being used with a GUI

Common Stuff