It shouldn’t be to long now before the Raspberry Pi boards go on sale and the first set of downloads have gone online for you to download. The image is a reference filesystem which includes development tools and sample code but is not the standard image meant for end users that will be coming soon.

You can get the downloads from


This disc image is not the one we expect people to be using as standard (that’s from Fedora, and has some other exciting stuff bundled with it, which we hope to be putting up over the next few days). It’s the Cambridge reference filesystem, which is a fully functional Debian Squeeze installation containing LXDE and Midori (browsers); development tools; and sample code for accessing the multimedia functionality on the device.

Head over to our new downloads page, and get downloading!

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