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SANKI Getting Started Guide

  • Please bookmark this site, here can help you to getting start with all setup and password.  
  • All you need is follow the following steps then you can start it up in a few minutes.
  • If you have any question, please feel free to email :
Don't forget to change root and default user pi password before you connect with router as remote server

  • This setup guide is only for SANKI OS, if you want to install Raspberry Pi Default OS, please visit the master site

Getting Started

Before Open Box

Before open box, please go to website : to read the getting started guide and following it to setup step by step.

Open Box

You may found the following hardware inside the bag :

Inside the Bag

1 x Raspberry Pi
(Model B) / (Model B+)

1 x Wifi Adapter

1 x Plastic Case

1 x SANKI OS SD card
/ Micro SD Card

3 x Heat sink

1 x Micro USB Cable

Prepare before setup

Something the kit is not included but you have to prepare before start :
( If you connect with SSH / VNC, you don't need 1, 2 and 3 after installed WIFI / LAN )
  1. A Monitor (HDMI / TV Plug available)
  2. HDMI Cable / TV Signal Cable
  3. USB / Wireless Keyboard and Mouse 
  4. Power Supplier with Micro USB plug (5V / 1A at least)
    (most mobile phone has this Power Supplier)
  5. Micro USB Cable for Power Supplier
    (Plug into any USB Power Supplier)
  6. Home Router with WIFI AP or RJ45 Cable 
3 Way to connect with SANKI
  1. Direct Connect
    • Option device 1 / 2, 3, 4 / 5
  2. Remote VNC / SSH after internet setup
    • By Wifi / LAN
  3.  PL2303 Connector
    • If you connect with PL2303 then you don't need 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. Please read (HERE) for more detail

Plug and Play

Please following the diagram below to plug in.
1. Plastic Box 2. Plug in SANKI SDcard  3. Plug in Wifi Adapter  4. Plug in HDMI 
 5. Plug Keyboard / Mouse Or TV Plug  HDMI 6. Power On by Micro USB 

First time Power On

No matter what type of display and connection you prefer, you have to setup a internet connection. You can do it by graphical GUI display (must more easy) or by terminal (Click Here).

You have to connect with Monitor or TV with HDMI or TV Plug on first time to setup WIFI or network. 
Once you setup Wifi / plug in LAN, you can install VNC / SSH on any device (Android / Apple Phone / Windows / Mac OS) to control SANKI

Suggestion : tightvnc on iMAC / VNC Viewer on Android 
  • Remote SSH on PC/iMac Terminal : $ ssh <ip address> -l pi
  • VNC Server : <ip Address> / Port 5900

  • Setup a Network Below : 
 First Boot Scan Wifi  Save Wifi 

If you connect with PL2303, Please read HERE for Terminal Control

What's Next ? 

What''s next ? is depends on what you want to learn or create ! you may read SANKI Project to learn simple but fun program, SCRATCH and Minecraft too.

Editor Suggestion :
 Grade 3 to Grade 9 SCRATCH / Minicraft / Python
 Grade 9 to Grade 13 GPIO / SANKI Device / Python / IDLE3
 Grade 9 to Age 18 Wordpress / Web Server / Logical Programming 
 Office Use Wordpress / LibraOffice /  MySQL
 All Age  Create everything by your creativity  

User Name and Password

SANKI is a small but powerful computer (included Server function), All User name and Password on SANKI
 Services  User Name Password  Site and Port  Description
 Administrator root  sanki    Root Administrator
 Default User pi  sanki   
 WordPress pi  sanki  http://domain-name:80 
Blog Page
 MYSQL root  sanki 
Database for Service
 phpmyadmin root  sanki  http://domain-name/phpmyadmin 
Database Admin software
 Webmin admin  sanki  http://domain-name:10000 
Complete Linux OS Admin
 webiopi webiopi  sanki  http://domain-name:8000 
(Start : sudo service webiopi restart)
GPIO Control on Web
 FTP pi  sanki  ftp://domain-name  FTP Server
 SSH pi  sanki  Port 22 Terminal Remote Login 
 phpBB3 admin sankisanki http://domain-name/phpBB3
Setup  :
 VNC Server
sankisanki domain-name:5901 tightvncserver
 Samba pi sanki
Share Folder on LAN
Change Password : sudo sampasswd -a pi


Detail and Register

Go to Google Play to download Apps

Change Host Name and Password

Change Host Name

    • sudo nano /etc/hostname
    • sudo nano /etc/hosts
    • sudo reboot

Change Password

    • sudo passwd root
    • sudo passwd pi

User Control

Add User

    • useradd <username>
    • passed <username>

Add Group and add user to group

    • groupadd {group Name}
    • useradd -G {group name} <user name>
    • passwd <user name>
    • id <user name>

Change default user pi to your name

    • sudo usermod -l <new name> pi
    • sudo usermod -m -d /home/<new name>  <new name>

Change Time Zone, Locale and Language

Time Zone

  • $ sudo dpkg-reconfigure tzdata

Change Locale

Modify /etc/default/locale
$ sudo nano /etc/default/locale
Add the following lines in locale LANG=en_US.UTF-8

Raspberry Pi Official Site Help

Basic examples to help you get started with some of the software available in Raspbian


  • Scratch
    • Scratch is a visual programming tool allowing the user to create animations and games with a drag-and-drop interface
  • Python
    • Python is a general purpose programming language that is easy to pick up and also very powerful
  • Sonic Pi
    • Write code to make music with Sonic Pi
  • Terminal
    • The Linux terminal is a powerful tool for getting around the filesystem and issuing commands
  • GPIO
    • The General Purpose Input/Output pins allow you to control and interact with the real world from Python, Scratch or other programming environments
  • Minecraft
    • A free version of Minecraft is available for the Pi, and this is the only edition that has a programming interface, meaning you can control Minecraft with Python code - and even interact with the real world through GPIO
  • Python Games
    • Raspbian ships with some ready made Python games for you to play on your Raspberry Pi - and why not browse the code, hack the games and learn to make your own?
  • WordPress
    • Set up a web server on your Raspberry Pi and install content management and blogging system WordPress
  • Mathematica
    • Mathematica is an industry leading computational platform - available for free on Raspberry Pi
  • Camera Module
    • The Raspberry Pi camera module is capable of taking full HD 1080p photo and video and can be controlled programmatically
    • Libraries are available for:
  • Webcams
    • Using a standard USB webcam instead of the Raspberry Pi camera module
  • XBMC
    • Installing media centre software on your Raspberry Pi
  • Playing audio
    • Playing audio on your Raspberry Pi
  • Playing video
    • Playing video on your Raspberry Pi
  • Demo programs
    • A selection of examples to demonstrate the Pi's capabilities