Introducing the Raspberry Pi User Guide from the Quick and Easy Series offered by Dogwood Apps!
What exactly is a Raspberry Pi?
Raspberry Pi is a single-board computer that is about the size of a credit card. It uses a 32-bit capable ARM processor and Fedora from Linux as its default operating system (OS). It was originally developed by the Raspberry Pi Foundation as a means of teaching basic computer science fundamentals and beginner programming in schools.
What can you use Raspberry Pi for?
You can use a Raspberry Pi for basic functions like watching HD videos, working with spreadsheets, and editing documents. Basically, you can use the credit card sized Pi for functions that a normal desktop computer is capable of doing. You can also use the Pi as an FM transmitter, a multimedia center using XBMC, and time lapse photography. It’s also wonderful for teaching basic programming using Scratch and Arduino.
How will the Raspberry Pi User Guide help me?
Do you want to learn about the Raspberry Pi? Confused on how to get it up and running? The Quick and Easy Raspberry Pi Guide is hear to help! We show you all the basics including:
What is a Raspberry Pi?
Current models of the Raspberry Pi (Model A vs Model B)
What do I need to get the Raspberry Pi up and running?
Installing the Fedora operating system on the Pi.
Other operating systems used on the Pi.
Programming your Pi using Scratch
Arduino and the Raspberry Pi
Awesome Pi Projects including turning your Pi into a
-standard productivity computer
-multimedia center using XBMC
-time lapse photography station
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