Difference between revisions of "Will RPi Run"

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|Windows 8
 
|Windows 8
 
| NO !
 
| NO !
|Needs way more RAM and will only run on Cortex/Tegra ("better" processors).
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|Needs more RAM and will only run on Cortex/Tegra ("better" processors).  
 
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|WinCE/WinMobile
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|WinCE/WinMobile/WinXYZ
 
| Useless ?
 
| Useless ?
| Oh well, you are really clever. You have loads of money and enough spare man-hours , eh. I assure you: You won't be able to run Win32 .exes
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| Oh well, you are really clever. You have loads of money (license + man-hours and more man-hours of work)  , or what ?. I assure you: You won't be able to run Win32 .exes ! Don't forget the primary aim is education - embedded apps (conformity+ testing) come later.
 
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|Netflix
 
|Netflix
 
|No
 
|No
|Netflix Runs on Silver Light which is not supported for Linux
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|Netflix Runs on Silver Light which is not supported for Linux. There is a petition against that online.
 
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|Android
 
|Android
 
|?
 
|?
|Possibly
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|Very propable , but NOT Ice Cream Sandwich ! Remember : 256 MB RAM ?
 
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|Minecraft
 
|Minecraft

Revision as of 07:32, 10 April 2012

Program Will It Run? Note
Windows No Windows runs only on x86 type cumputers , the Pi is ARM.
Windows 8 NO ! Needs more RAM and will only run on Cortex/Tegra ("better" processors).
WinCE/WinMobile/WinXYZ Useless ? Oh well, you are really clever. You have loads of money (license + man-hours and more man-hours of work) , or what ?. I assure you: You won't be able to run Win32 .exes ! Don't forget the primary aim is education - embedded apps (conformity+ testing) come later.
Netflix No Netflix Runs on Silver Light which is not supported for Linux. There is a petition against that online.
Android ? Very propable , but NOT Ice Cream Sandwich ! Remember : 256 MB RAM ?
Minecraft No RAM usage is too demanding for the RPi
Hulu ? Flash Based
Java Yes
Flash No Flash is unsupported on Linux by Adobe
YouTube Yes You can use the HTML 5 version of YouTube