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Raspberry Pi Linux computer goes on sale on eBay

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The super-cheap Raspberry Pi Linux computer has been given huge New Year boost with the news that the first beta development boards have been put up for auction on eBay.

The project team said on 31 December that it planned to put up two boards for sale every day to an initial total of ten, since which six have appeared.

The battle to buy the first board, number 10, has proved intense, drawn perhaps by the lure of history-in-the-making. After 48 bids the price for this board reached

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