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Not sure it has enough power to support an emulator & game.
That said, try Oolite - a freeware Mac Os / Windows / Linux port of Elite. You'd need to compile it from source though.
Originally Posted by vampalanDoes anyone whom is a secondary school student, or know of one, wish to own and do programming on one of these?
Was watching the youtube about it, he mentioned cost as a barrier to learning computer programming, yet left out demand, as lots of programming jobs are out sourced to foreign places in big companies in the UK.
Originally Posted by Madness_3dKinda glad I didn't get one now, will wait for a Raspberry Pi 2 and hope the whole platform is a bit more mature :)
Originally Posted by FordyNow where's the fun in that? :p
Originally Posted by MiNiMaL_FuSSI'm interested in one as bit-torrent box, would I be able to use a USB hard drive alongside one, or is that asking too much?
Originally Posted by CupboardGiven that you can buy a NAS with a built in bit-torrent client for less than the cost of a Pi, which will work out of the box and look a lot neater, there isn't much of a need to IMO.
Not saying it wouldn't be cool though!
edit: first post in 11 months. Pi is awesome enough to have brought me back, despite the issues that made me leave :)
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Didn't I already see someone here working on that?
Originally Posted by ssj12since i am a novice at this sort of thing, how is this powered?
Originally Posted by dark_avengerA NAS with bit torrent for less than $35? Seems unlikely....
Originally Posted by schmidtbagAnyone who wants official updated Flash support on any platform is (for now) going to have to use Google Chrome
Originally Posted by GuinevereAnd is also a bit stuck in the past. Adobe have stated they will never again bring Flash to any new platforms and are basically on housekeeping duties for their existing releases.
Flash is now unnecessary, and it's just a matter of time before the HTML 5 toolchains catch up fully.
Originally Posted by Cupboard2 bay NAS with bit torrent: £45 (Zyxel from DABs, or you can have a D Link from scan for £50 which is what I have).
Raspberry Pi: £30, hard disk enclosure: £10. Total is £40 for one disk or £50 for two ignoring the cost of powering the Pi.
Cost difference is negligible, one is much neater than the other and doesn't require messing around.
Am I still going to buy a Pi? Yes, probably two, but getting one just for NAS purposes seems silly to me unless you want it to do something a bit different.
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