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Raspberry Pi
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Raspberry Pi Beta Board.jpg
Model B
Developer Raspberry Pi Foundation
Released Early 2012
OS OpenELEC, Raspbmc, XBian, Raspbian, Debian GNU/Linux, Fedora, Arch Linux
CPU ARM1176JZF-S 700 MHz
Storage SD card slot
RAM 256MB (model A)/512 MB (model B)
Connectivity USB 2, composite video, HDMI, SD card slot, 3.5 mm audio, 10/100 ethernet[1], GPIO
Website http://raspberrypi.org
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Attention talk.png For more info and help, check out the XBMC Raspberry Pi support forum

The Raspberry Pi is an ARM powered, credit card sized computer developed in the UK by the Raspberry Pi Foundation for educational and hobbyist purposes. The low power computer is mass produced at very low prices and the high number of units sold gives it massive community support. As an XBMC HTPC, the Pi supports full 1080P video playback, supports most major codecs, most if not all XBMC add-ons, and a reasonably responsive GUI.


1 Installing XBMC

The easiest way to install XBMC on an R-Pi is to use one of these pre-made OS/XBMC packages:

You can also install XBMC on Raspbian:

2 Frequently Asked Questions

See: Raspberry Pi FAQ

3 How good is it, really?

See for yourself: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ErWF2sYgJec

4 Further reading

5 Random notes

Feel free to place various notes, tips, and links here. As this section of the wiki gets more organized, those notes will be properly sorted. Consider this like a dumping ground for when you're not sure where to put something.

6 Notes

  1. Model B only. Model A can use a USB ethernet adapter. Both can use USB wifi.
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