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Hi folks,

I got my Raspberry Pi on Friday and only now getting a chance to sit down and have a play with it.

Anyone got any advice on what I should get loaded onto it or guides as I'm not a regular Linux user and wanting to use this as a good stepping stone?

Thanks.

Here is my unboxing video if anyone is interested.
    
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minecraft.
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I'm still waiting for mine frown.gif

Seeing if it can run Minecraft would be pretty sweet. I would have to say a really light Linux install and slap Minecraft and XBMC on it.
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Micro file server <3
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yep, and if you can get it to run, make a tutorial. although i doubt the gpu is capable of keeping up with even minecraft. not exactly powerful hardware.
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water cool it and load some really cool lookin distro biggrin.gif joking, minecraft server!
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I'm still waiting for mine frown.gif
Seeing if it can run Minecraft would be pretty sweet. I would have to say a really light Linux install and slap Minecraft and XBMC on it.

I'm looking into OpenElec.
    
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Is Element14 based in Great Britain?
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Dude...XBMC?
     
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Is Element14 based in Great Britain?

I got mine from Farnell UK who judging by their website have some association with Element 14.
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Dude...XBMC?

Check out OpenElec mate. It's a super fast customised version of XBMC that is aces imho.
    
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