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The raspberrypi.org's documentation recommends to use a minimum class 4 SD card.

There is no information about the format: SD, SDHC, or SDXC. The difference between these formats seems to be the file system.

Is there any recommended or unrecommended format to use for Raspberry or does the system accept any FS?

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The best size to get is 4GB or 8GB, and these are all SDHC cards. Regular SD only go up to 2GB so they're too small, and SDXC only start at 32GB so they're unnecessarily big.

Just get an 8GB card, that gives you plenty of space and they're all SDHC. You can put different file systems on an SD card or an SDHC card, but the install image will take care of that for you.

http://elinux.org/RPi_SD_cards

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SDHC

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Is there any recommended or unrecommended format to use for Raspberry or does the system accept any FS?

Follow the instructions for the OS you want to install. If you want to use one of the raw images from the download page, I have instructions here for how to use it. As mentioned there, it doesn't matter if or how the SD card is formatted in this case, since you'll be writing the raw image directly on to the card (not an fs partition on the card). Also as mentioned, this seems like the simplest method to me although the download page calls it "recommended for advanced users" -- phooey ;)

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