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Published on August 27th, 2017 | by Technable

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Turn Your Raspberry Pi Into a Retro PC With RISC OS

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The Raspberry Pi is probably the biggest success in British computing, at least since the 1980s. Back then, Sir Clive Sinclair’s ZX Spectrum computers ruled the roost, before being bought up by Sir Alan Sugar’s Amstrad. But beyond the headlines of silicon-based power struggles and overpriced electronics, the U.K. had another big hitter in the computer industry. Acorn Computers Ltd produced several computers — most notably the BBC Micro, whose graphics featured in 1980s episodes of Doctor Who — and developed their own operating system. First released in 1987, RISC OS (Reduced Instruction Set Computing) powered Archimedes computers, and later…

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