Raspberry Pi server basics

We’re going to do a number of things here. Initially we are going to log into the root admin user on your raspberry pi. We will then slim down the system by deleting any un-necessary software that is simply clogging up space on the sd card. We will then run some updates and install Vim — a basic command line text editor that will allow us to edit files within the terminal. Next we’re going to use our root access to create a new user and provide admin privalages to this user. Finally we will generate some SSH keys that will provide an extra layer of security while logging into the Raspberry Pi.

To summarise this tutorial will teach you how to: