B.Goode
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Raspbian - November 2018 - now in 3 variants

Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:06 am

As a heads-up to other volunteer helpers -

The November 2018 release of Raspbian Stretch comes in THREE variants.

RASPBIAN STRETCH WITH DESKTOP AND RECOMMENDED SOFTWARE

RASPBIAN STRETCH WITH DESKTOP

and RASPBIAN STRETCH LITE

From the Release Notes:
2018-11-13:
* Two versions of image created - "base" image has no optional software packages included; "full" image has all optional packages
- Removed from "base" image - LibreOffice, Thonny, Scratch, Scratch 2, Sonic Pi, Minecraft, Python Games, SmartSim, SenseHAT Emulator
- Added to "full" image - Mathematica, BlueJ, Greenfoot, Node-RED, Claws Mail, VNC Viewer
* Python Games and SmartSim added to Recommended Software
* VLC media player with VideoCore hardware acceleration included in image
* Version 3.0.5 of Thonny included
http://downloads.raspberrypi.org/raspbi ... _notes.txt

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Re: Raspbian - November 2018 - now in 3 variants

Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:10 am

There's also a new version of NOOBS (3.0.0) and NOOBS lite (3.0) for the folks who need that.
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Re: Raspbian - November 2018 - now in 3 variants

Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:55 am

There will be a blog post along later this morning to explain everything...

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Re: Raspbian - November 2018 - now in 3 variants

Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:11 pm

spl23 wrote:
Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:55 am
There will be a blog post along later this morning to explain everything...
That's good to know. It might be worth changing "base image" and "full image" terms to reflect the names being used. "Removed" and particularly "added" isn't entirely clear; "included" and/or "not included" would be better.


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Re: Raspbian - November 2018 - now in 3 variants

Fri Nov 16, 2018 8:25 pm

That's brilliant news for me, a desktop GUI with just a browser & multimedia player. :D
Especially as that is all I want on my new RPi3A+ when it arrives, (hopefully 512MB ram will be OK).

(Won't have to delete all those unneeded programs, or add in what I want to a command line installation.) :lol:

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Re: Raspbian - November 2018 - now in 3 variants

Fri Nov 16, 2018 11:35 pm

I liked the idea of "minimal desktop" and "full desktop" which is reflected on the new variants.
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Re: Raspbian - November 2018 - now in 3 variants

Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:03 pm

so this means minecraft is gone from raspberry pi for all 3 versions?

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