[svlug] 'Raspberry Pi' is a $25 computer on a USB drive

Edward Cherlin echerlin at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 14:54:13 PDT 2011


On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 17:13, Daevid Vincent <daevid at daevid.com> wrote:
> For those that don't get LJ online...
> http://www.linuxjournal.com/content/raspberry-pi-tiny-computer-runs-linux

I have been talking with them about putting the Sugar Free Software
for education on their  device, along with Open Firmware and Fedora
Linux. They like the idea.

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> From: Daevid Vincent [mailto:daevid at daevid.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 13, 2011 12:14 PM
> To: 'SVLUG'
> Subject: 'Raspberry Pi' is a $25 computer on a USB drive
>
> http://www.geekologie.com/2011/05/hooray-internets-for-everyone-the-25-com.p
> hp
>
> [Game developer David] Braben has developed a tiny USB stick PC that has an
> HDMI port on one end and a USB port on the other. You plug it into an HDMI
> socket and then connect a keyboard via the USB port, giving you a fully
> functioning machine running a version of Linux. The cost? $25. The hardware
> being offered is no slouch either. It uses a 700MHz ARM11 processor coupled
> with 128MB of RAM and runs OpenGL ES 2.0, allowing for decent graphics
> performance with 1080p output confirmed...
>
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