The Educational Market Could Fuel Early Growth for Raspberry Pi

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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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