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Raspberry Pi, 2nd Edition by Maik Schmidt

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Have a Look Around with NOOBS

The number of different operating systems available for the Pi can be a bit overwhelming for new users. Thanks to the New Out Of Box Software (NOOBS) project, it’s easy to try out various operating systems.

NOOBS is an automatic installer for the Pi’s most popular operating systems. At the time of this writing, it supports Arch Linux, OpenELEC, Pidora, RISC OS, Raspbmc, and Raspbian. Two different versions of NOOBS are available on the Raspberry Pi’s download page.[33] You can download a fairly big zip archive (more than 1GB) that already contains all supported operating systems. Alternatively, you can download NOOBS Lite, which contains only the installer. It will download the operating systems as needed. To ...

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