This section contains information about various operating systems available for the Raspberry Pi's.
The most popular operating system for the Raspberry Pi is a Debian based Raspbian.
It is officially supported by the Raspberry Pi Foundation.
Raspbian can be downloaded from official Raspberry Pi site in one of two variants:
Starting September 2016 Raspbian is shipped with PIXEL desktop environment ("Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight")
It is possible to create own Linux distribution using Yocto Project.
For Raspberry Pi- there is a specific layer meta-raspberrypi that needs to be used to create an image.
Windows 10 IoT Core is available only for Raspberry Pi 2 and 3. It is important to note that this is not a full version of windows as one might expect, it is designed specifically for IoT (Internet of Things) applications. It will not run most standard windows applications, and does not have a start menu. It boots to a page with some example code and videos, and has a command line interface.
OSMC is a free and open source media player based on Linux.
Linux distribution with features required to run Kodi.
A fully featured OS designed around penetration testing.
Username: root Password: toor