Issue #80 — Desktop

Friday 26 December 2014

Hi everyone

Here’s Issue #80 with a┬áround-up for the Christmas week.

There’s a new Raspbian image revealing the hard work of Simon Long revamping the look and feel of the desktop experience.

Ben


Picture of the week

clean_menus

A view of the neater menu in the new Raspbian GUI developed by Simon Long


News


Projects

  • Pi Homeguard (raspberrypi.org)
    Helping people stay independent longer
  • Penguin Lifelines (raspberrypi.org)
    Monitoring temperatures and penguins in the antarctic
  • Naughty or Nice (raspberrypi.org)
    Using picamera and OpenCV to detect whether you've been naughty or nice
  • Glowing Twitter Beacon (rigb.org)
    Make a light that flashes each time a certain phrase is tweeted
  • Hamster Fitness Tracker (blog.initialstate.com)
    Tutorial to turn your Raspberry Pi into a hamster fitness tracker

Articles & more


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