IT_Sean
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Re: Choices of OS?

Sun Nov 06, 2011 12:47 am

Has it been determined yet what OSes will be offered on the prebuilt SD boot cards?
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Re: Choices of OS?

Sun Nov 06, 2011 3:00 am

The Wiki states :

\"Either Ubuntu or Fedora; the main point in Fedora’s favour is their ongoing support for ARMv6 architectures.\"

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Beakster
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Re: Choices of OS?

Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:04 pm

I don\'t think Ubuntu are officially supporting the ARMv6, so Debian and/or Fedora are the likely candidates now.

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Re: Choices of OS?

Sun Nov 06, 2011 5:45 pm

Scroll down to \"What Linux distros will be supported at launch?\" in the FAQs its about #19

http://www.raspberrypi.org/faqs

Says it all, really... :-)
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Re: Choices of OS?

Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:08 pm

I vaguely remember there\'s a forum member working with ArchLinux as well. :) I don\'t know if it\'ll be an at-launch pre-loaded SD card or what, but I did love Arch back when I used Linux on the desktop.

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[quote]Quote from liz on October 29, 2011, 15:28
*Points up* Pepedog asks that because he has been working with an alpha board to get Arch working in time for release, so he\'s using real hardware rather than an emulator.[/quote]
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Re: Choices of OS?

Sun Nov 06, 2011 6:30 pm

Ubuntu is a no, and that needs updating.

From the information given, Debain is the main one, but there looks like there will be an optimised fedora with the lxde enviroment. I am hoping they get arch on there and I would prefer to use GNOME MATE

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