445: Brent's Betrayal
13 February 2022
Linux is the master of small computers, and this week it’s going to the next level. We chat with the creator of the $15 Linux box and share some significant updates for the Raspberry Pi.
- Raspberry Pi Locator — It’s a website to track Raspberry Pi 4 model B, Compute Module 4, Pi Zero 2 W, and Pico availability across multiple retailers in different countries.
- It’s dire: Raspberry Pi availability tracker is launched
- Ubuntu Unity Remix on Twitter — A new Raspberry Pi testing image is now available for Ubuntu Unity 22.04 “Jammy Jellyfish”.
- No PC Needed: How to Install Raspberry Pi OS Over the Internet — A new version of the Raspberry Pi bootloader, which is now available in beta, allows you to download and write the OS onto a microSD card, using the BIOS and an Ethernet connection.
- Raspberry Pi OS Finally Going 64bit 🔥 — For those curious, here are some benchmarks looking at the performance improvement by switching from Raspberry Pi OS 32-bit to 64-bit.
- Self-Hosted 3: Home Network Under $200 — How far can you get with a Raspberry Pi 4? We go all in and find out.
- Self-Hosted 38: Crouching Pi, Hidden Server — Alex shocks Chris with his latest project, then lays down some quick-fire picks.
- A Minimum Viable Computer, or Linux for $15 — This is a ‘Linux Swiss Army Knife’, offering maximum utility while still being able to fit in your pocket. Is it fast? No. Can it run a GUI? Also no. But it can run scripts, ping a server, toggle a few GPIOs, and interact with a USB device. This is a minimum viable computer.
- LINUX Unplugged Mumble
- RPMLauncher — A better Minecraft Launcher that supports multiple platforms and many functionalities for you to explore!
- RPMLauncher on Flathub