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Raspberry Pi gets Fedora Remix download

Boot up Firefox and office apps on your TV with this beginners' Linux distro

Remember the sell-out £22 programmable Linux computer, Raspberry Pi? Well, if you were lucky enough to get your mitts on a model from the first batch and you’ve been sat around twiddling your thumbs since then wondering what to do – it’s going to be OK.

The free Fedora Remix Linux distro, aimed at programming beginners, is now available to download from the Raspberry Pi website. And we suggest you do so sharpish – with it, you get office apps like word processing and image editing tools plus Firefox. So you could hook up your Raspberry Pi to your TV via HDMI and get browsing in minutes.

If you’re still nervous about the level of tinkering, there’s an easy Windows installer to let you stick the Fedora Remix software packages onto an SD card that you can then slot into into your main Raspberry Pi board. So, it really is idiot-proof – plus it might inspire you to get a bit more adventurous with your new toy. Happy programming, kids.

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