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Raspberry Pi - How To Connect and Enable Camera

If you’ve just bought the Raspberry Pi camera you are going to need to know how to connect it. If you’ve never done this before it might not be very obvious how the ribbon cable is meant to be connected. It isn’t as straightforward as just plugging in a USB device. You are also going to need to know how to enable the camera.

Steps to connect a Raspberry Pi camera:

Steps to enable the camera on the Raspberry Pi from the command line:


Steps to enable the camera on the Raspberry Pi from the desktop GUI tool: