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The MagPi is an online magazine dedicated to the Raspberry Pi created by the community for the community. It's a great way to get to grips with learning how to program your Pi and how to get started on building hardware projects; it’ll also help you find out more about the community around the device and demystify the command line.
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Issue 2 Contents:
- Pi Setup - There are many ways to setup the Raspberry Pi, depending on your needs and the peripherals you wish to use.
- SD Card Setup - Download your preferred Operating System (OS) you wish to run from the Raspberry Pi website:
- Resize Partitions - In order to maximise the use of an SD card, it is recommended the main partition of the card is enlarged to fill up the remaining unallocated space on the card.
- In Control - If you want a change from playing games or browsing the internet, what else is there that you can do with a computer?
- Pi Dissection - Information based on Raspberry Pi Rev1 board and given as a guide.
- Skutter Part 1.5 - Bodge N Hackitt has been unable to provide us with part 2 of his Skutter project this month, due to exams and family commitments. But he will be back!
- Command Line Clinic - This is the first in a series of articles to help you to start using the command line interface of your Raspberry Pi.
- Computer Music - Interesting facts the first computer to sing a song was an IBM 7094 in 1961. The song was Daisy Bell (as in ‘Daaaisy, Daaaisy, give me your answer, do’).
- Python in your VirtualBox - Following on from last time, we thought we would show you how to write and run Python programs using your VirtualBox, and a few simple file and folder operations.
- Pygame Graphics - This month we are going to start looking at how the Pygame libraries can help to visually improve our programs.
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The MagPi Issue 2