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XBMC - Raspbian Instructions for building XMBC from source are below, but they will take over 12 hours to compile on the Pi. If this doesn't interest you and you just want a working, binary XBMC package, one is being built and provided by Michael Gorven. It can be installed by following the instructions in his blog post. The following instructions were derived from instructions passed to me from Obsy on the #raspbian IRC channel. These instructions document the steps necessary to build XBMC in Raspbian. These steps are not optimal and need to be refined, but they do result in a working build of XBMC that seems to work well within Raspbian.
[Solved] USB Interface (Android VNC) Hello, I'm trying to set up my nexus 7 tablet as a screen, keyboard and mouse for my raspberry pi using USB tethering. Initially the tablet didn't have usb tethering so I flashed a ROM from here: Then I installed this: RPi SD cards SD cards The SD card is a key part of the Raspberry Pi; it provides the initial storage for the Operating System and files. Storage can be extended through many types of USB connected peripherals. When the Raspberry Pi is 'switched on', i.e. connected to a power supply, a special piece of code called the bootloader is executed, which reads more special code from the SD card that is used to start up the Raspberry Pi.