What Is Raspberry Pi

  • Mon, 02/01/2016 - 14:23 by aatif

What Is Raspberry Pi

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Raspberry Pi is a low-cost credit-card-sized computer. It is developed by Raspberry Pi Foundation in the United Kingdom. Since it is a small size you can use it by the plugin to a computer monitor or TV and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. This small computer is capable of doing anything which a stander desktop computer can. You can use it for browsing the internet and playing video, making spreadsheets, word-processing, and playing games, etc.

The main goal of the Raspberry Pi Foundation is to provide advanced education for adults and children especially in the field of computers, computer science, and other related subjects. It is an excellent machine for making projects. The Foundation of Raspberry provides Debian and Arch Linux ARM distributions for download and it promotes the Python language by using it as the main language.

Raspberry Pi is a cheap Linux-based Fedora operating system. It is a robust and portable operating system. You can attach it various devices to achieve different scenario and it allows you to connect with different real-world objects.

Importance Of Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi is a robust powerful and inexpensive device that anyone can purchase. Its cost lies between $25 to $40. The RPi gives all children the opportunity to experiment with programming and provide a vast understanding through the academic subject of computer science. It can bridge the gap between an idea and its implementation.

Operating System And Specifications

RPI operating system primarily uses Linux-kernel-based operating systems. Latest RPI supported several popular versions of the Linux operating system. The operating system supported different programming languages like Python, BBC Basic, C, and Perl. Install manager for the Raspberry Pi is NOOBS and consists of different NOOBS like (puppy, Raspbian, Arch Linux ARM, etc). It is a 700MHz Broadcomm system with a 4 GPU Video core. It supported 1080p HD video and has 256MB of onboard RAM and sockets for HDMI and USB 2.0.