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What is the best distro and version of MAME to run on a Pi that is multitasking?

about to get my first pi (a B+) along with a lightberry. I'm a decently seasoned linux developer so intend to push it as far as I can. I initially planned to put a red-hat/fedora flavor distro (to be ...
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Using RaspBerry Pi as an SVN server?

I am a software developer (mainly Java, C# and PHP) and I need to handle my work using an SVN system. So I am thinking that I can install the SVN server on Raspbian (I do not have too much space at ...
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Display Image at Specific Resoulutions and Screen Positions

Is there a way to open an image from the command line interface and have the image resized to 256x96 px and displayed from 0,0 to 256,96? I can play videos like this using omxplayer and the --win "0 0 ...
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Music, stored on the Pi, played over HDMI with visualisation, controlled from mobile phone

I have a television with HDMI input. I also have a bunch of mp3s. What I'd like to do is this: Put all the mp3s on the SD card in my Raspberry Pi. Plug the raspi into the television with HDMI. Have ...
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How was the raspi-config GUI made?

The raspi-config UI looks like this: How was this program made? Could I, for instance, write a program with graphical elements like this that runs in the shell? Is there a library that does ...
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Network UI for Robot

I'm planning to use a Rpi to control a simple robot. I'll write the robots logic in python, and my goal is create a way for a person at another computer to control this robot interactively. In ...
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Does Atlassian JIRA run well on the Raspberry Pi?

Using the RaspPi to run an issue tracker such as Atlassian JIRA seems a natural use case. However, apart from this Spanish-language blog post nobody seems to have tried it yet, and that one does not ...
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Raspberry Pi playing music via Floppy Drive components?

I've been interested for months in making something like this, but I have never figured out how it's done. How is he controlling the Floppy drive via the Pi? Does anyone know of any software which ...
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Groupware system [closed]

I'm trying to use my Raspberry PI with Raspbian to serve a groupware software. In particular, I'd need a MS Exchange-like system integrating email, calendar and Contacts. My purpose is to set up my ...
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Raspberry Pi as an Email Server

I just got my Pi today, and of course I can't even use it because I got the wrong HDMI to DVI converter but that's besides the point and question. My question is the following: I have decided to ...
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How to get a good overview over used space?

I wondered whether there is a command line application to give me a good (maybe visual) overview over the free/used space left on my sd card. ls -lh is nice but it does not show me how much space the ...
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Big Endian distribution for the Raspberry Pi

I have an application that I'm writing on a little endian x86 system, but I would like to test it on a big endian processor to ensure compatibility. I understand that the ARM processor can go big ...
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Raspberry Pi as Office Jukebox?

I'd like to set up an office jukebox using a Pi. I've found some decent instructions for a simple implementation, which look good as far as all the audio stuff goes. My problem is that this requires ...
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Program that autosaves music position on shutdown?

I'm looking for a program that saves the track position and playtime upon shutdown of the Rpi. We're talking a proper shutdown, not unplugging the Rpi unexpectedly. Imagine the Rpi is an iPod, that ...
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What is the best way to access a DRM flash sites like Hulu or YouTube?

What is the best way to access a DRM flash sites like Hulu or YouTube using the raspberry? I have a Neuros (Ubuntu) box on the same network that runs these sites now using the Flash plug-in.
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What is the most practical OS to install long term? [closed]

Now I have a pretty decent understanding of which operating systems can be installed on the Raspberry Pi. But what I'm wondering is, as far as quality of GUI vs. performance vs. hardware compatibility ...
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Has anyone got a Text to Speech engine installed?

Just wondering whether anyone has got a Text to Speech engine installed on the Pi?It would make a great addition to almost any programming project to make it talk to the user!