[ILUG-BOM] Purchasing a RaspberryPi in Mumbai

J T Dsouza jtd1959 at gmail.com
Mon Dec 3 12:10:50 IST 2018


On Mon, Dec 3, 2018 at 11:50 AM Rony Bill <gnulinuxist at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Dec 3, 2018, 11:48 AM Baskar Selvaraj <baskar at linuxpert.in wrote:
>
> > > Apart from programming, can the pi be used as a desktop computer on a
> > home
> > > TV or a monitor with HDMI?
> > >
> > Yes, you can.
> >
> > My pi which is loaded with LibreELEC 8.2 connected to 40" Home TV for
> > a Smart TV experience.
> >
> > Occasionally I use it as a normal computer desktop using NOOBS.
> >

RPI3 chokes on anything above 1024 x 768. Frame skips and annoying
lags are common.
IceWM works ok as a desktop as long as too many tabs are not opened in
libreoffice or firefox.


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