Published: June 28, 2020
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This cheatsheet is a small collection of handy snippets for quick reference in tricky situations. Feel free to suggest edits, propose additions, complain about something, disagree with content or such and the like. Every feedback is a welcome one.
Set/change default password
When logged in as pi (the default user), enter
passwd in a terminal
In a terminal, enter
sudo adduser username
Configure autostart items
One method is to create a configuration file that is unique to the currently logged in user. First you need to edit this text file:
sudo nano ~/.config/lxsession/LXDE/autostart
This file represents a list of commands to be executed when the GUI loads. It is usually blank when you first edit it so just add the applications you need to auto-load: @lxterminal @leafpad To save and exit the nano editor press CTRL-X, Y and then ENTER.
Restart Apache HTTP Server
sudo systemctl restart apache2