PiBakery is a tool that provides a visual, drag and drop interface for configuring the Raspbian operating system for your Raspberry Pi.
It’s developed by David Ferguson and is available for Mac or Windows (or source).
With PiBakery, you can easily configure your Raspberry Pi operating system just the way you like it, including startup scripts and your default account. This means it’s also useful for creating multiple copies of the same Raspberry Pi operating system - great for teaching and for running Raspberry Pi workshops.
You can go through the different tabs to configure Rasbian including
You can drag and drop these configuration blocks into a configuration file that can be exported or saved for future use.
So, for example, if you want to clean your Rasbian installation after every workshop you run, you might end up with a script that looks like this:
You can then insert your SD card and save the customised operating system to the SD card to be used with your SD card. Click on the Write button in the top right corner. A popup window will prompt you to choose the SD card to write to.
Be extra careful when you’re writing to the SD card that you have the correct drive selected. You don’t want to overwrite another drive by mistake!.
If all goes well, you should now see the success message which means your SD card is all set to use with your Raspberry Pi.
The great thing is, you can continue to update and modify your configuration settings via your Windows or Mac computer. So if things aren’t quite right, you can come back and easily make any changes required.
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