Got yourself a Raspberry Pi, you can follow Getting Started tutorial here. Before getting it powered up we require OS to be loaded to a micro SD card. Techworked listed the steps to help you get started.
- Download OS and extract it
- Head over to https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/
- Download Required OS (in this example we will use Pixel OS)
Image source from Raspberry Pi Foundation
- Install Win32DiskImager for Windows (For Linux can read more here)
- Head over to https://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/
- Download and install the software
- Insert micro SD card using adapter to PC
- Open Win32DiskImager and select the Image
- Write the image.
- After a few minutes depending on the SD speed, the OS image should be ready to be used.
Read Getting Started tutorial here to start with your first project on Raspberry Pi.