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Raspberry Pi 2

2 Posts authored by: mpicker21
Introduction  Well it took an extra day or two, due to the weather, to get the parts in that I ordered, but they are finally here.  I decided that the first project I would try was OpenElec because I already have my old Pi set up with it and it will give me a good comparison.   For those of you who haven't tried OpenElec, or aren't familiar with it, I highly recommend you give it a shot.  It is a distribution of Linux that is streamlined to run Kodi (formerly XBMC).  W ...

Raspberry Pi 2 unboxing

Posted by mpicker21 Feb 20, 2015
     I arrived home today to see a lump under my front doormat.  I was excited to see that it was my brand new Raspberry Pi 2, just in time for the weekend.  I've been a huge fan of the original Raspberry Pi.  I started my Pi life with buying one because I saw the cool things that Ben Heck was doing with it.  I got so jazzed about a $35 Linux machine.  I had planned on making an internet connected scoreboard using some LED driver IC's.  While pla ...