Raspberry Pi: Revolution of Linux.

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Tiny and inexpensive Raspberry Pi Linux pc has just arrived and there is an huge demand for this tiny pc. My question is what is the default operating system of Raspberry Pi?

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Raspberry Pi: Revolution of Linux.

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The Linux operating system for the Raspberry Pi bare-bones computer is ready to download.

The Arch Linux ARM download is based on Arch Linux, which the Raspberry Pi Foundation says "provides a lightweight base structure that allows you to shape the system to your needs".
 
However the organization warned that this distribution "may not be suitable for beginners."
 
The Linux OS does not come with a graphical user interface, though the Foundation says people could "easily install" one. It will be released on a rolling-release cycle that can be updated daily through small packages instead of huge updates every few months.
 
The credit-card-sized system has generated huge interest since its inception, with thousands of people pre-registering to buy the £22 device last week.
 
On 3 March, the Foundation also announced that it would be doubling the capacity of the Model A RAM to 256 MB and said these devices should be available to pre-order shortly.
 
The Raspberry Pi's will be manufactured and distributed in the UK by Premier Farnell and RS Components.
 
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Raspberry Pi: Revolution of Linux.

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The Raspberry Pi runs on Linux-kernel-based operating system by default. There is not a single version of the Raspberry Pi that can run a traditional version of Microsoft Windows. The install manager used for the Raspberry Pi is called NOOBS. NOOBS comes preinstalled with the following operating systems:

  • * Arch Linux ARM
  • * OpenELEC
  • * OSMC
  • * Pidora (Fedora Remix)
  • * Puppy Linux
  • * RISC OS – this is the operating system of the first ever ARM-based computer.
  • * Raspbian – this is the recommended operating system for the Raspberry Pi 1. It is based on the Debian ARM hard-float architecture port or armhf which was originally designed for ARMv7 and later processors which were then compiled for the more limited ARMv6 instruction set of the Raspberry Pi 1.

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