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Definitive List Of Operating Systems

What is a definitive list of operating systems that work with the Raspberry Pi? I know of the distributions listed on their sites of course, but it could be beneficial to have a complete list of ...
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Raspbian moving to 64-bit mode

In this page, the official RPi3 announcement states: You’ll need a recent NOOBS or Raspbian image from our downloads page. At launch, we are using the same 32-bit Raspbian userland that we use on ...
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How can I mount a Raspberry Pi Linux distro image?

Normal filesystem images can be easily mounted: mount system.img /mnt Examined, and modified. But when I try this with a Raspberry Pi system image (e.g. raspbian), I get: mount: unknown filesystem ...
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Raspberry pi 2 1024M Increase Gpu Memory to 512 at least

I have a Raspberry B and a Raspberry 2. In the B model, I set the config file to gpu_mem_512=256 in order to get more memory for the graphics. It works fine. If I type the command vcgencmd get_mem ...
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Enabling ARMv8 on Raspberry Pi 3 B

According to this article I should be able to switch to ARMv8 on my Raspberry Pi Model 3B, but I'm getting "rainbow screen" after adding to config.txt the line: arm_control=0x200 Why is it not ...
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Installing CentOS 7 on a Raspberry Pi

How do you install CentOS 7 on a Raspberry Pi? The link to download the image is available here.
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Running Debian (Debian, not Raspbian) on a Raspberry Pi 3

The original Raspberry Pis had an ARM11 core which used the ARMv6 architecture, and most distribution's ARM hardfloat ports require at least ARMv7-A, the reason for Raspberry Pi-specific distributions ...
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Raspbian - unable to locate package mysql-server-5.6 after adding repo

I'm trying to install MySQL 5.6 in Raspbian 7 (wheezy). I've added the repo: wget http://dev.mysql.com/get/mysql-apt-config_0.3.7-1debian7_all.deb sudo dpkg -i mysql-apt-config_0.3.7-1debian7_all....
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Debian Jessie or Raspbian Wheezy for Raspberry Pi 2

I wonder whether I should install Raspbian or normal Debian Jessie on my Pi 2. Since Pi 2 has a ARM Cortex-A7 CPU it does not depend on the hard float modification anymore. This means, I could simply ...
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Make iw work on Raspbian

I tried to scan for available wifi networks in my area, but sudo iw wlan0 scan gives me command failed: No such device (-19). Since I have no detailed knowledge about the iw command, I also tried sudo ...
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Difference between raspbian and other armhf OSes for Rpi 2

Recently, I was trying to install OpenCV with TBB support on raspbian. I wasn't able to do so. On raspberrypi.org forum, I read a comment that for TBB support, you need a real armhf OS not a raspbian. ...
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Which port of Debian Jessie to install on Raspberry Pi 2?

I'd like to install the stable Debian Jessie for ARM, which has 3 different ports to choose from. The 2nd seems to be the most optimized for the Raspberry Pi2, considering that it has a single (or 4?)...
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Comparison of terminal (non-gui) performance for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B on different Linux OS distros

From the range of OSs available for Raspberry Pi, I would like to know whether the distro impacts the performance of the OS in pure terminal mode. I plan to run computationally power consuming ...
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Will I be able to install the latest version of Chromium or Firefox on Raspbian?

I need to run WebRTC with Chromium or Firefox on Raspberry Pi v2 (ordered, I don't have it yet). WebRTC requires a recent version of Chromium to be able to run i.e. > v33.0 Considering that armel ...
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Cross-compiling to Raspbian

I have Raspbian Jessie installed on my Raspberry PI, and I have a virtual box with a fresh install of Debian Jessie for amd64 with the armhf architecture enabled, and with the ARM cross toolchain from ...

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