Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 28th Oct 2012 22:11 UTC, submitted by bhtooefr
RISC OS "RISC OS Open are very pleased to announce the official release of RISC OS for the Raspberry Pi, 'RISC OS Pi'. This is a watershed moment for RISC OS and represents the culmination of many months of hard work from a whole community of developers, testers and other contributors. It also means the Raspberry Pi can now boast support for the quick, compact, original ARM-based operating system." This is absolutely fantastic news. I'm going to try this on my Pi later this week.
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RE: site is down
by bhtooefr on Mon 29th Oct 2012 16:00 UTC in reply to "site is down"
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It got linked from Reddit, and I'm told that ROOL's site has rather... fragile... infrastructure. (And apparently it got linked somewhere on the RPi blog, which will take down something quite quickly. RPi's Twitter account turned my cable modem into a melted blob of plastic and PCB material.)

Good news is, they're not hosting the Raspberry Pi image, the Raspberry Pi foundation is hosting it.

http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/images/riscos/riscos-2012-10-16-RC... (both direct download and torrent)

Put it on the card the same way you put any other Raspberry Pi OS image on the card - extract everything, then dd the image onto the card.

Edited 2012-10-29 16:01 UTC

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