Linked by Howard Fosdick on Sat 24th Nov 2012 04:12 UTC
Linux Software for the Raspberry Pi is quickly moving forward. Beyond the several core Linux distros, another couple dozen systems are available, with NetBSD, FreeBSD, and Chromium imminently stepping into the mix. (Ubuntu will not join them as it requires ARMv7 and the Pi is ARMv6). Two dozen programming languages are available, including Python, Perl, Java, Ruby 1.9.2, BASIC, and more. Since the Pi is a full fledged ARM computer, it should run nearly any ARM app within its system requirements. See the RPi Wiki or Foundation website for more info.
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fithisux
Member since:
2006-01-22

Don't forget the horde of Allwinner A10 based boards, phones, and tablets! The A10 is pretty much entirely open now that people have Free drivers for its GPU core.


Free as in Freedom? It is worth considering in that case.

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WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

"Don't forget the horde of Allwinner A10 based boards, phones, and tablets! The A10 is pretty much entirely open now that people have Free drivers for its GPU core.


Free as in Freedom? It is worth considering in that case.
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No, the person you're replying to is misinformed. The reverse-engineered Limadriver is still far from useable.

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fithisux Member since:
2006-01-22

The reverse-engineered Limadriver is still far from useable.


thanks for the info. I will not buy then.

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