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October 31, 2014 AT 12:00 pm

Firefox OS Coming To Raspberry Pi #piday #raspberrypi @Raspberry_Pi

Mozilla wants to bring Firefox OS to the Raspberry Pi. via I Programmer:

The effort to bring Firefox OS to the Pi has been going on for some time but MozFest 2014 (October 24-26) seems to have spurred some progress and a definite direction. However this said, if you are an outsider it is still difficult to figure out exactly what is going on.

Firefox OS on Raspberry Pi is codenamed Foxberry Pi and at the moment getting started with it is for experts only – you have to flash an image onto an SD card following some not-so-clear instructions.

What seems to be new is a demo version of Foxberry Pi that can be installed under Raspbian. It makes use of WebIOPi which is provides a web UI directly into the GPIO – something that is useful to know about in its own right. The instructions for installation are fairly simple but things are still clearly very experimental and it is suggested that you try it all out with a simple LED and switch circuit.

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