Raspberry Pi Zero WH setup incl. WLAN & SSH

This short tutorial explains the steps to setup a Pi Zero running instantly with WLAN and SSH

  1. Use the Raspberry Pi Imager from the official website: https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/
  2. Generate a Raspbian lite image on a Micro SD card
  3. add a wpa_supplicant.conf with the following content in the root of the micro SD card image:
    country=DE
    ctrl_interface=DIR=/var/run/wpa_supplicant GROUP=netdev
    update_config=1
    ap_scan=1
    network={
    scan_ssid=1
    ssid="wlan_name"
    psk="wlan_password"
    key_mgmt=WPA-PSK
    }
  4. add an empty file named ssh also in the root folder
  5. start raspi and find ip address to login via ssh (pi/raspberry)

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