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3. Storage

Ralph Roberts

(1)Alexander, North Carolina, USA

Back up my hard drive? How do I put it in reverse?

—Unknown

Program and data storage makes a computer useful, but tons of music and video make it rock! That’s what we’re all about in this book, entertainment.

The reality of our need for diversion is that the more we do, the more storage we need. Digital music files require megabytes of space and movies in the gigabytes. The higher the quality (and we want our quality), the bigger the file. So, this chapter shows you the available starting point—what the Raspberry Pi comes standard with—and how we use this beginning to expand ...

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