How to access your raspberry pi easily from your mac (using onboard tools) in 9 Steps

How to access your raspberry pi easily from your mac (using onboard tools) in 9 Steps


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This short article is aimed to show you in nine steps how to access your raspberry pi from your mac via SSH connection. Let’s get started!

1. Connect your raspberry

What you need:
  • Power supply min 700 mA
  • Ethernet cable, connected to your network (Router)
  • Keyboard & mouse
  • HDMI-Cable connected to your screen
  • a SD Card with raspian image

picture by Matthew Gaskin
picture by Matthew Gaskin

2. After the boot up, open your terminal

3. type in the prompt ifconfig

prompt
ifconfig

screenshot-ip

4.Note your inet addr, eth0 in our case 192.168.2.100

5. Start the SSH Server by typing sudo raspi-config

prompt
sudo raspi-config

screenshot3

  • Choose SSH

screenshot

6.Change to your Mac and open your Terminal

ssh username
(by default it's pi)@IP-Address
(this is the adress
 you've noticed before)
for example: 
ssh pi@192.168.2.100

7. press Enter

8. Now you will be asked for a password

Default Password "wheezy"
raspberry

Passwort

9. That how it looks like when it’s finished!

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6 thoughts on “How to access your raspberry pi easily from your mac (using onboard tools) in 9 Steps

    1. “Salamat” for your kind words, I am glad that this article helped you. 🙂 If you have any suggestions for new articles let me know.
      Alex

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