This post is a quick how-to article for configuring Wi-Fi on Raspberry Pi.
In Raspbian Jessie, the default behaviour for all new installations is to boot straight to the desktop Graphical User Interface (GUI), rather than the Command Line Interface (CLI).
This was a decision taken because this is the expected behaviour for all modern computers; the default interface for a personal computer in 2015 is a desktop GUI, not just text on a screen. – Simon Long, User Interface Engineer
Because of this change, Raspbian Jessie now includes a graphical version of the Raspberry Pi Configuration tool which provides much the same functionality as raspi-config, just with a nicer interface! However, raspi-config is still available in Raspbian Jessie if you prefer use the command-line version.
A Minecraft Server is able to run on just about any platform that is Java enabled, including the ARM-based Raspberry Pi. Luckily Java is now included with later distributions of the Raspbian operating system, making the installation process that much easier.
The current official release of Raspbian available for download from the Raspberry Pi Foundation is based on an older Debian Wheezy release. However, newer Raspbian Jessie binaries are available for the Raspberry Pi, and an upgrade process is available.
This article provides instructions for upgrading Raspbian Wheezy to Raspbian Jessie on the Raspberry Pi. The entire process can be performed remotely using SSH.
The Raspberry Pi software configuration tool, known as raspi-config, is a setup utility for Raspbian used to make the most common configuration changes via a simple menu-driven interface. A majority of the configuration changes result in automated edits to
/boot/config.txt and other standard Linux configuration files. Some options require a reboot to take effect.
raspi-config is written and maintained by Alex Bradbury.