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March 26, 2012

Raspberry Pi

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I can think of at least a dozen applications for this little Linux-based computer, and I just can’t believe the price!


General Info

Product Homepage
Wikipedia
Pi made ABC’s Top 5 Gadgets of the week, March 4, 2012

Hardware

ARM Architecture, Wikipedia
RPi Hardware, SD Cards, Screens & Low-Level Peripherals, elinux.org; detailed specs, including GPIO pinout!
MIPI Specs: Camera, Display

Operating Systems

RaspberryPi.org’s download page, linking the various distros
Raspbian, Debian Linux for Raspberry
Hexxeh’s Raspbian Image, CLI by default, but it has issues booting
Arch Linux, ARM version downloadable from RaspberryPi.org
Fedora Remix

Projects & How To’s

RPi Easy SD Card Setup, elinux.org
Running the Raspberry Pi headless with Debian Linux, Penguin Tutor
How to Turn a Raspberry Pi into a Low-Power Network Storage Device, How-To Geek
How to Build an All-In-One Retro Game Console for $35, the Easy Way, Lifehacker
16×2 LCD Module Control Using Python
Unlocking your new Raspberry PI’s 512MB of Memory!, HubCityLabs, a fix for an initial RevB problem
Add a 9-pin Serial Port to Your Raspberry Pi in 10 Minutes, David Hunt
Easy Raspberry Pi Based Screensaver/Slideshow for Exhibitions/Store Front, Instructables, a feh-based solution

Other Articles

A Month With Raspbian
Build your own supercomputer out of Raspberry Pi boards, ZDNet, a Beowulf Cluster story


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