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Raspbian Linux Distribution Updated, But with One Unexpected Omission

New distribution images for the Raspberry Pi's Raspbian operating system appeared on their Download page a week or so ago. The dates of the new images are 2018-10-09 for the Raspbian-only version, and 2018-10-11 for the NOOBS (Raspbian and More) version. In a nutshell, this release includes: a...
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SBC-based clusters
SBC-based clusters built on Raspberry Pi have been around for years. Other open-spec hacker boards, however, can offer higher computer power and faster networking at the same or lower price.

SBC Clusters — Beyond Raspberry Pi

Cluster computers constructed of Raspberry Pi SBCs have been around for years, ranging from supercomputer-like behemoths to simple hobbyist rigs. More recently, we’ve seen cluster designs that use other open-spec hacker boards, many of which offer higher computer power and faster networking at the...
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Raspberry Pi
The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ won the 2018 SBC survey as the most popular Linux/Android hacker board under $200. (Image courtesy: https://www.raspberrypi.org/)

Raspberry Pi 3 B+ Tops Hacker Board Survey

The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ won our 2018 reader survey as the most popular community-backed, Linux/Android hacker board under $200. The survey, run in partnership with LinuxGizmos.com, asked readers to select their favorite boards from among 116 community-backed SBCs that run Linux or Android and...
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Tor onion router
Learn how to put your old Raspberry Pi to good use by turning it into a perfectly functioning Tor relay node in this tutorial.

Turn Your Raspberry Pi into a Tor Relay Node

If you’re anything like me, you probably got yourself a first- or second-generation Raspberry Pi board when they first came out, played with it for a while, but then shelved it and mostly forgot about it. After all, unless you’re a robotics enthusiast, you probably don’t have that much use for a...
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Acme CM3-Panel
Eric Brown looks at six Raspberry Pi based touch panel computers, including the Acme CM3-Panel shown here. (Image courtesy Acme Systems)

6 Industrial Touch-Panel Computers Based on the Raspberry Pi

In the smart home, voice agents are increasingly replacing the smartphone touchscreen interface as the primary human-machine interface (HMI). Yet, in noisier industrial and retail IoT environments, touchscreens are usually the only choice. The industrial touch-panel computer market has been in full...
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5 Raspberry Pi Operating Systems That Aren’t Linux

Looking for a way to get the most out of your Raspberry Pi? Running a project that just needs something more? Odd as it may seem, Linux might be the problem, so why not consider a non-Linux operating system? Several have been released, or adapted, for use on the Raspberry Pi. 1. Plan 9 Released as...
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Linux on Raspberry Pi: SUSE Support Turns $35 Board into Enterprise IoT Platform

SUSE has released a SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 (SLES) for the popular Raspberry Pi, which comes with full commercial support for enterprise customers. The release upgrades an unsupported version of SLES SP2 Raspberry Pi image released at 2016 SUSECON, which offered enterprises an...
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Raspberry Pi
Get details on the new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ SBC. Image courtesy Raspberry Pi.

Raspberry Pi 3B+ Speeds Up Three Ways

Recently, the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ SBC touched down with the refreshing lack of hype and hoopla typical of Raspberry Pi product introductions. The modest launch may also be a tacit admission that this upgrade to the insanely popular Raspberry Pi 3 Model B checks off only one major wish-list item...
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How to Build Something ‘Useful’ With a Raspberry Pi

In honor of Pi Day, Chaim Gartenberg and I cooked up a tiny little Raspberry Pi project for yesterday’s episode of Circuit Breaker Live. We started with a simple concept: a button that says “Why?” when you press it, in honor of our favorite podcast. So we knew we’d need a button, some sound files,...
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PiTalk
The PiTalk is an IoT-enabled, modular smartphone for Raspberry Pi. (Image courtesy: PiTalk)

Linux Smartphone Market Heats Up with PiTalk, Gemini PDA, and Eelo

Since our September story surveying a new crop of Linux smartphone contenders, including the Raspberry Pi based ZeroPhone and Purism’s Librem 5, we’ve seen several more Linux phone projects pop into view. New entries covered here include a successfully Kickstarted PiTalk phone add-on for the...
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