The Raspberry Pi Thread [4]

  1.    #1911

    New Raspbian images are up, https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/
    I don't think there is anything special in them, haven't looked at the changelog yet though.

    EDIT:
    2019-04-08:
    * Chromium browser updated to version 72
    * VLC media player updated to version 3.0.6
    * RealVNC Server updated to version 6.4.0
    * Flash player updated to version 32.0.0.156
    * Performance improvements to SDL library
    * Performance improvements to pixman library
    * Option to set display underscan added to startup wizard
    * Mounted external drives now displayed on desktop by default
    * Network plugin modified for improved compatibility with wpa_passphrase
    * SD Card Copier tweaks to reduce copy failures
    * Various minor bug fixes and appearance tweaks
    * Added ethtool
    * Added rng-tools
    * Add PINN restore support
    * Linux kernel 4.14.98
    * Raspberry Pi firmware f8939644f7bd3065068787f1f92b3f3c79cf3de9
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       #1912

    i will do a clean install on my main Pi3B+ ,soon ,,I just google a few of the new things like the ,added tools, it seem to me anyway that they might help speed things up a bit ,maybe ,hopefully .

    alphanumeric said: View Post
    New Raspbian images are up, https://www.raspberrypi.org/downloads/raspbian/
    I don't think there is anything special in them, haven't looked at the changelog yet though.

    EDIT:
    2019-04-08:
    * Chromium browser updated to version 72
    * VLC media player updated to version 3.0.6
    * RealVNC Server updated to version 6.4.0
    * Flash player updated to version 32.0.0.156
    * Performance improvements to SDL library
    * Performance improvements to pixman library
    * Option to set display underscan added to startup wizard
    * Mounted external drives now displayed on desktop by default
    * Network plugin modified for improved compatibility with wpa_passphrase
    * SD Card Copier tweaks to reduce copy failures
    * Various minor bug fixes and appearance tweaks
    * Added ethtool
    * Added rng-tools
    * Add PINN restore support
    * Linux kernel 4.14.98
    * Raspberry Pi firmware f8939644f7bd3065068787f1f92b3f3c79cf3de9
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  3.    #1913

    I downloaded them. I may just do the update upgrade for now on my 3B+. Starting over from scratch means setting up my RTC again. Thats a little bit of a pain. I have two new Micro SD cards I'll put the new image on, then boot up one of my spare Pi Zero W's.
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  4. caperjack's Avatar
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       #1914

    I use my 3B+ as a daily computer ,not a lot mind you ,but i have nothing installed on it besides Chromium , but vlc for playing mp3's , and all the magpi pdf file i have downloaded for casual reading .
    alphanumeric said: View Post
    I downloaded them. I may just do the update upgrade for now on my 3B+. Starting over from scratch means setting up my RTC again. Thats a little bit of a pain. I have two new Micro SD cards I'll put the new image on, then boot up one of my spare Pi Zero W's.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  5. caperjack's Avatar
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       #1915

    first impression is ,it not any quicker ,slower even maybe ...,but i didn't do much yet ,just internet and vlc...
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  6.    #1916

    I have to clean up some clutter to get near my spare monitor to plug a Pi into it lol. Shouldn't take too long though, I'll get back to you in a bit with my first impressions.
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  7.    #1917

    Setup was pretty quick, still have a black boarder around my screen after checking the box during the quick setup. Very thin black boarder mind you, not enough to really worry about. Just barely enough to see and I likely wouldn't have noticed it if I hadn't looked for it. Is it faster, I won't really be able to tell. I haven't used a Pi as a PC in a long time. I just redid my spare 3B+.
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  8. caperjack's Avatar
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    insider build 10586.3 win10 pro 64
       #1918

    I likely will not see much difference in the latest Raspbian Image
    I had a Pimorini order for a complete Pan Tilt kit all ready to send ,but decided not to waste any more money on my Pi buying habit ,,and try and get into a Pi "DOING" habit .

    alphanumeric said: View Post
    Setup was pretty quick, still have a black boarder around my screen after checking the box during the quick setup. Very thin black boarder mind you, not enough to really worry about. Just barely enough to see and I likely wouldn't have noticed it if I hadn't looked for it. Is it faster, I won't really be able to tell. I haven't used a Pi as a PC in a long time. I just redid my spare 3B+.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  9.    #1919

    Interesting you should mention that. I also have the full pan tilt in my cart ready to order. I needed my other stuff from Adafruit a bit more though and can't afford both. Plus I'm still mulling over if I really want it need it. I'll want to set it up to work in Motion Eye. Somebody on the Pimoroni forum was trying it but appears to have given up. I think its doable, just not how they wanted it to work.
      My ComputerSystem Spec

  10.    #1920

    My Adafruit order is now saying delivery on Monday by end of day. I was hoping to get to play with some of it over the weekend. =(
      My ComputerSystem Spec


 

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