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Raspberry Pi's 'app store' lands with new Raspbian OS update


Video: How to set up your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B . The latest version of Raspbian, the Raspberry Pi's official OS, introduces a new set-up wizard to help beginners easily get over the first few hurdles after buying one of the $35 developer boards. The new version of Raspbian also introduces an equivalent of the App Store that recommends software that users can choose to install, alongside apps already bundled with Raspbian. The idea is to keep Raspbian lightweight to cater for limited SD card storage, while also allowing users to selectively install any of the free software it recommends using. The setup wizard automatically takes users through each stage, from checking for new updates, to setting up Wi-Fi, and setting a country.

Meet Pixel, a gorgeous, much-needed visual overhaul for Raspberry Pi's main distro


The Raspberry Pi isn't exactly known for its polish. The glorious, but bare-bones 35 mini-PC packs humble hardware and even lacks a case in its quest to deliver affordable computing to the masses. That austere design even extended to the no-frills "Raspbian" Linux distro designed specifically for the Pi--until now. The Raspberry Pi Foundation just revealed "Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight," or Pixel, a beautified new desktop environment for the Raspbian OS. Pixel delivers a much-needed coat of fresh paint to the Raspberry Pi.

Hands-on with the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model A and new Raspbian Linux release


The Raspberry Pi Foundation made two significant announcements last week. First, the availability of the Raspberry Pi 3 Model A, which has been eagerly awaited; then, the next day, a new release of the Raspbian Linux operating system. That means I have a lot to talk about today, so let's get busy! This is a scaled-down and lower cost version of the Pi 3 Model B . In the most important functional areas it is identical to the Pi3 B: it has a 1.4GHz 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU, and dual-band 802.11ac wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.2/BLE.

Raspberry Pi 3: Raspbian Linux and NOOBS distributions updated


New releases of Raspbian GNU/Linux and the NOOBS installer package appeared on the Raspberry Pi Downloads page last week. These have come very soon after the initial Pi 3 support releases, so they appear to be primarily aimed at bug fixes and enhancements for the new hardware. The Raspbian release notes mention that there are firmware and kernel updates. I couldn't find any release notes or other information about the NOOBS release; hopefully that will come along soon. A walkthrough of every model of the Raspberry Pi to be released dating back to an early prototype in 2006.