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Even if you know nothing about the Raspberry Pi, or what it is, this course will take you step-by-step through exactly what you need to know to build an ultra-low cost media centre computer.
This is course that anyone can do, and the software you will use is available completely free. No hardware or software technical skills are needed.
Just follow along with the well explained, straight forward steps, and at the end of this course you will have a fully functional, fast, media centre computer that can...
The Raspberry Pi based solution you will end up with is fanless and runs completely silently. It's also tiny (about the size of a pack of cards) and can be easily tucked away out of sight behind your TV. It performs amazingly and costs next to nothing to build, so get started now!
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|Section 1: What is a Raspberry Pi and why should you use one for your media centre?|
About the Raspberry PiPreview
The different models of Raspberry Pi
What can the Raspberry Pi do?Preview
Why You should use the Raspberry Pi for your media centre
|Section 2: Building your Raspberry Pi|
What you will need
Memory card considerations
Raspberry Pi casesPreview
Where to buy your Raspberry Pi
Assembling your Raspberry Pi
|Section 3: Raspberry Pi Operating Systems|
What is an operating system and why do you need one?
Which distribution is best?
How to prepare your card and install NOOBS
Discover an alternative to installing with NOOBS
How to burn a disk image to your memory card
|Section 4: Building a Raspberry Pi media centre with Kodi (XBMC)|
Setting up your media for streaming
Setting up TV Shows in Kodi
How to stream movies to your Raspberry Pi media centre
Adding your music library
Add your photos and create a slideshow
What you need to know about Kodi add-on's
How to set (and keep) the correct time on your media centre
How to change the look and feel
|Section 5: Building a Raspberry Pi media centre based around Plex|
Signup to Plex and set up the server
Getting hold of RasPlex
Setting up Plex on the Raspberry Pi
How to set the correct time
|Section 6: The Finishing Touches|
Kodi and OpenElec - Adding a WiFi adapter
Getting Rasplex working with a USB WiFi adaptor
|Section 7: What's Next?|
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