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Great Things, Small Package: Your Unofficial Raspberry Pi Manual

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Great Things, Small Package: Your Unofficial Raspberry Pi Manual

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Get to know the world’s favorite $25 computer: the Raspberry Pi. You’ll find tips, tricks and more in “Great Things, Small Package: Your Unofficial Raspberry Pi Manual” by author Christian Cawley Whether you’re a current Pi owner who wants to learn more or a potential owner of this credit-card size device, this isn’t a guide you want to miss.
You've surely heard of the Raspberry Pi: the palm-sized computer with enough power to run servers or media centres complete with retro gaming; with the connectivity to control security systems and enthusiast projects; and with the software tools to encourage the teaching and understanding of programming.
Since its launch in 2012 the Raspberry Pi has exceeded expectations, becoming a must-have piece of computer hardware for enthusiasts and tech-heads. For a small project developed to be sold to schools and colleges to teach programming principles, that's not bad. It's also just the tip of the iceberg.
In this guide you'll find everything you need to know about the Raspberry Pi computer, its background, purpose, system specs, the software it runs and the amazing things it is capable of.
This manual will show you:
  • The philosophy behind the Raspberry Pi
  • The surprising specs of this tiny, affordable computer
  • What you need to use a Pi, from storage to cases to cables
  • Setting up Linux on your Pi, and exploring the different distress
  • Finding software for your Pi
  • Different uses for a Pi, from a media center to a security system

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