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The Many Things You Can Build With A Raspberry Pi

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Published on 20 August 2014 01:34 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Fedora
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Ruth Suehle and Tom Callaway are presenting at LinuxCon 2014 Chicago tomorrow about many different Raspberry Pi hacks and other Linux capabilities of these low-cost, low-performance single board computers.

The two Fedora contributors cover the back-story of the Raspberry Pi for anyone that's been sleeping under a rock, how to go about getting parts for the RPi, and the process to get Linux running on the ~$35 ARMv6 system. With Linux running on the Raspberry Pi, the possibilities are nearly endless for this low-cost development-friendly board.

The Many Things You Can Build With A Raspberry Pi


Among the "hacks" covered are the many different possibilities for cases, building game consoles with the RPi, using the board for various game emulators, or even using the board for powering an ice cream maker or Geiger counter.

Those with an extra Raspberry Pi looking to engage in some interesting end-of-summer projects with the Raspberry Pi are encouraged to visit the "Raspberry Pi Hacks and Projects" talk tomorrow at LinuxCon. For those outside of Chicago, all of the presentation slides can be viewed in PDF form.

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