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The Educational Market Could Fuel Early Growth for Raspberry Pi

Mar 14, 2012, 20:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sam Dean)

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"As we've reported, the diminutive $25 Linux computer dubbed Raspberry Pi became available for purchase in its first incarnation only days ago, and the first devices sold out in mere seconds. Developers and tinkerers are putting numerous Linux distros on the devices, including Fedora, Debian and Arch Linux, and the next batch of Raspberry Pis is due imminently, and will probably sell out nearly instantly as well. ZDNet U.K. has gone so far as to say that "Raspberry Pi is the Linux punk ethic," and the device has already drawn interest from educational system and technology industry leaders.

"As is always true with technologies that spur interest right out of the gate, version 1.0 of the Raspberry Pi will probably bear only slight resemblance to later versions, and new applications will be thought up for these gadgets. Here are a few imaginative scenarios for where Raspberry Pi might be headed."

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