Alternatives to Raspberry Pi for all platforms with any license

  • Ubuntu Server

    The leading platform for scale-out computing, Ubuntu Server helps you make the most of your infrastructure. Whether you want to deploy an OpenStack cloud, a Hadoop...

    • Ubuntu server is a linux distirbution, not a single board computer. Guest • Jun 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Tiny Core Linux

    Tiny Core Linux (TCL) is a minimal Linux operating system that manifests the Core Project's philosophy and focuses on providing a base system using...

    • TCL is a Linux OS (SW), RPi is a Single Board Computer (HW) Guest • Aug 2020 • 1 agrees and 0 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • Orange Pi

    It’s an open-source single-board computer. It can run Android 4.4, Ubuntu, Debian, Rasberry Pi Image, it uses the AllWinner H3 SoC, and has 1GB DDR3 SDRAM.

    • Orange Pi makes probably the cheapest stuff in this category. Guest • Jun 2016 • 0 agrees and 1 disagrees Disagree   Agree

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  • OLinuXino

    Open Source Software and Open Source Hardware, low cost Linux Industrial grade single board computer with GPIOs.

    • Their board + LCD "metal frame" enclosures offer a convenient way to a DIY tablet with open source hardware. Guest • Jun 2016 Disagree   Agree

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  • UDOO

    UDOO is a single-board computer integrated with a microcontroller Arduino 2 compatible, designed for the education of computer science, the world of Makers and the...

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  • Odroid

    The Odroid is a series of single-board computers and tablet computers created by Hardkernel Co., Ltd., an open-source hardware company located in South Korea.

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reasons to use raspberry pi

Comment by Kagerjay
about Raspberry Pi · Jul 2017 · Helpful Not helpful 1 Helpful Report as spam

A list of reasons why you would want to use a raspberry pi:

  • You need a portable computer to embed into hardware (smart mirror)
  • You need a low-powered computer that needs to run all day and night (Plex server / torrenting)
  • You need a PC to act as a server dedicated to one specific task (Running a VPN, twitter bot, etc)
  • You need to integrate with an arduino to have a device that can run all day and handle inputs / outputs
  • you need a local server / PC

[Edited by Kagerjay, July 07]