Setup Raspberry Pi SD-Card on MacOS

To setup the SD Card on MacOS follow these steps

  • Download the Raspbian Image
  • Insert the SD-Card into the reader
  • Open a terminal
  • Find out the device’s name by typing diskutil list
  • Erase the contents / format card to FAT32
    • sudo diskutil eraseDisk FAT32 RASPBIAN MBRFormat /dev/disk2
    • sudo diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk2
  • Copy image to card
    • sudo dd bs=1m if=path_of_your_image.img of=/dev/disk2 conv=sync

When You insert the card and the raspberry starts you can log in with

user: pi
pw: paspberry