On the DVD

Included on the DVD:

  • Raspbian Wheezy 2013-09-25 – General-purpose Raspberry Pi Linux based on Debian
  • Raspbmc 2013-10-02 Raspbian-based distro with built-in XBMC support for media center configurations
  • Pidora 18 r2c – Fedora Linux tailored for the Pi
  • PiMAME 0.7.10 – A pre-built system designed for gaming and retro game emulation
  • NOOBS 1.3.2 – User-friendly boot interface that lets you choose your Rasp Pi operating system from a simple startup menu. Return to the NOOBS interface at any time by holding down the Shift key at boot
  • Win32 Disk Imager 0.9 – A utility you can use to burn ISO images on Windows systems

Burn these images to different SD cards to switch between the systems, or explore the options through the easy NOOBS interface until you settle on a favorite.

Rasp Pi Distro Sample

Our Raspberry Pi Distro Sampler series continues with another inspired selection of optional Raspberry Pi systems. Just burn one of these specialized distros to an SD card and use it to boot your Raspberry Pi. Remember to burn the ISO file as a disk image – don't just copy the file to the disk. See the documentation for your operating system for more on burning ISO disk images.


[1] Raspbian: http://www.raspbian.org/

[2] Raspbmc: http://www.raspbmc.com/

[3] Pidora: http://pidora.ca/

[4] PiMAME: http://pimame.org/

[5] NOOBS: http://www.raspberrypi.org/archives/4100

[6] Win32 Disk Imager: http://sourceforge.net/projects/win32diskimager/

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