Building the Community Computer Lab – The Software

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In the prior articles we purchased and assembled computer parts into working computers for the community lab. In this article we install the Operating System(s). In the next article we configure user accounts and security software to get and keep our lab usable, including installing and configuring Raspbian onto our control server, a Raspberry Pi 4B.

Why Operating System

Hardware in and of itself alone is mostly useless as an Operating System is necessary to orchestrate activities in the hardware so that it does something Readmore..