Raspberry Pi

What you should know...

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Why is the Raspberry Pi a computer?

It is a computer because it has an input, output and processor of data

What are its inputs?

1. HDMI port

2. USB port

3. SD card slot

What are its outputs?

1. By plugging an HDMI cable into the port, then into the computer monitor, it allows you to download videos and music onto it

2. By plugging in a USB cable into the port, it allows you to use for example, your keyboard or mouse, with the Raspberry Pi program

3. By placing the SD card into the slot, it allows the information on the Raspberry Pi to be saved onto that

What is the operating system you use with the Raspberry Pi?

Linux is used...

Linux is a freely distributable, cross-platform operating system based on Unix that can be installed on PCs, laptops, netbooks, mobile and tablet devices, video game consoles, servers, supercomputers and more...

What cool things can you do with a Raspberry Pi?

You can go on scratch, learn to program, connect it to your T.V and enjoy a mini-media experience with OpenELEC as well as browse the web and finally, you can play minecraft on it

Terms you should know...

Server - A person or thing that provides a service or commodity

Client - A desktop or computer or workstation that is capable of obtaining information and application from a server

computer network - A set of computers connected together for the purpose of sharing resources

IP adress - A string of numbers separated by periods that identifies each computer using the Internet Protocol to communicate over a network

Static IP adress - A numerical label assigned to each device participating in a computer network that uses the Internet Protocol for communication

LAN - A Local-area network is a computer that spans a relatively small area