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Learning Banana Pi by Daniel Blair

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Installing the operating system

Once your SD card is prepped and ready to go, you can start to install the operating system. Depending on the OS you are looking at installing, the instructions may be slightly different but we will be covering installing Android and Raspbian/Bananian, which are the most popular choices for the Banana Pi M1 and M2 units.

Installing Android

Android is one of the main reasons people come looking for the Banana Pi. With the beefed up stats and the ability to run one of the most popular operating systems for media consumption, it makes perfect sense to look at this option for something like a media PC or something else along those lines. Currently, Android can only be set up for the Banana Pi using Windows. This is due ...

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