On Tue, Sep 20, 2016 at 9:31 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <email@example.com> wrote:Hi Yogesh,
Quoting yogesh powar (2016-09-20 17:12:06)
> Friend of mine and I would like to donate some of our
> effort/money/time providing computers at a primary school in a village
> in Goa.
> We were thinking of having Raspberry Pi -3 with Input/Output devices.
> But software/OS, we were thinking of having Gnu/Linux.
> Has any one tried Debian on RP3? Is Hamara Gnu/Linux endorsed by
> Let me know if anyone has tried out this setup in the school.
About your choice of hardware:
Please beware that Raspberry Pi, although popular, does not have good
quality hardware and cannot boot a Debian system (a non-free binary blob
Here's arguing at Hamara Linux, comparing price to OLinuXino devices:
Here's arguing at FreedomBox list about efficiency (and repeating some
Here's arguing at the Sugarlabs project about RPi3 and its non-free
About school use:
I dearly recommend you to get in touch with others in India with
experience in this field. I understand it is more fun to explore on
your own than aligning with the pace and mindset of others, but even
doing it alone you can _borrow_ ideas from others.
Here's mentioning at this list some contacts related to Debian and
About tinkering with tiny systems more generally:
Whether you choose to move on with RPi or pick another arguably superior
device, please consider joining the Debian Tinker blend team:
Hope that helps,
* Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
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Hi Jonas,Thanks for the valuable information (mainly the ones thats embedded in the links). Will explore more about OSHW for finding an alternative RPi3.