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How do I choose an SD card for the Raspberry Pi?

When looking to purchase an SD card for a Raspberry Pi, what sort of considerations need to be taken into account? Are there certain cards that won't work with the system, or should all standard SD ...
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Touchpad the works well with Raspbian

I'm looking for a USB track/touch/mouse-pad that is compatible and known to work well with with the Raspberry Pi running latest Raspbian image. Just the pad, no keyboard attached. Any ...
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Phantom JS On the Pi

I'm trying to install Phantom JS, but it is not in the official Raspbian repository. I've found two people who pre-built binaries for the Raspberry Pi here and here, but when I follow the instructions ...
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Can't record audio from ps3eye microphone…any idea?

I tried to use the ps3eye webcam with my raspberry pi , as webcam working fine, I can record video from video4linux2 with this command without any issues: avconv -f video4linux2 -r 25 -i /dev/video0 ...
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Does the raspberrypi/raspbmc/openelec support spindown of a LaCie Minimus 2tb?

I am soon going to buy a new external HDD (with its own power supply) to replace an WD that failed. That WD supported spindown. The pi was always on and when not in used its spinning stops after a few ...
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Sync music to Raspberry Pi with iTunes

Is there a way to make a Raspberry Pi behave like an iOS device? I'm looking for a way to select iTunes playlists from my main computer and have them sync with my Raspberry Pi when I connect the two ...
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uTOLED-20-G2 display compatibility

This might be a touch specific, but does anyone know if the 4D Systems uTOLED-20-G2 can be used as a display? They make an adapter but I cannot locate any info and the documentation for the adapter ...
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Can I run Mac OS X on the Raspberry Pi?

If I understand correctly, the Raspberry Pi does not run OS X. Is there a way to get OS X run on the Raspberry Pi? Do other boards like the Raspberry Pi exist that can run OS X?
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How can I compile Android applications?

I want to use the pi as a continuous integration server. One type of the software are Android applications. Is it possible to have the Android SDK or something similar to compile Android apps? I ...
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Is there a Skype replacement voice app?

Has anybody setup Raspberry Pi as cheap desktop PC for their family? I would like to do that but first think I stumbled is Skype. My sister studies abroad so she and my mother talk a lot on Skype, ...
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Which (currently) compatible SD Cards have wear levelling?

This question asks Which SD cards are compatible? This answer describes the advantages of getting an SD card with wear levelling to extend the life of the card. How can I find out which of the ...
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Are there hardware-incompatible video codecs?

Are there any video codecs that are not compatible with the Raspberry Pi based on hardware requirements?
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Should all 'Linux-compatible' USB bluetooth/Wi-Fi devices work?

I have mini-wifi & mini-bluetooth dongles patiently awaiting the arrival of a Rasp Pi. These are listed as Linux-compatible devices. Are there any concerns with the hardware of the Rasp Pi ...
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Which SD cards are compatible?

The site http://www.raspberrypi.org/quick-start-guide says: You will need an SD card with an operating system preloaded before you can boot the Raspberry Pi. A brand-name (not generic) Class 4 ...