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Occidentalis Tweaks The Raspberry Pi Os For Electronics Hacking

O Occidentalis Tweaks the Raspberry Pi OS for Electronics Hacking The Raspberry Pi is already set up pretty nicely for doing pretty much whatever you want with it, but if you're looking to run some of your own electronics, Occidentalis is a tweaked Linux distribution that packs in pretty much everything you need to get started. Occidentalis is built by Adafruit and based on Raspbian Wheezy. Included in this distro are a ton of kernel modules for servos, sensors, Wi-Fi cards, and just about anything else you'll need to connect your Raspberry Pi to the real world. It's also setup to automatically start sshd and Bonjour on startup, reminds you to change your password on login, and plenty more.

Build Your Own Ubuntu Distro with Ubuntu Builder 2.5

Released today the new upstream release of Ubuntu Builder. This version brings the support for the 13.10 Saucy Salamander and some bug fixes, reads the official announcemet . Unfortunately, this is not a such a big release and there is no mention of Ubuntu 14.04, but that's still in the development stages.

Which Distro Is Best for Beginners?

If it is someone coming from MacOS or m$Windows, perhaps some distributions with a desktop environment 'less different' is the best." Gonzalo Velasco C.'s own suggestions? "I would recommend: first, a distro with KDE or Xfce, also LXDE and Cinnamon since a proper menu is the easiest way to find applications; jaket jepang some dock is pretty, but not mandatory," he explained. "Second, a distro with a good and easy application to install / uninstall packages; and third,an update manager easy to handle." 'This Asks the Wrong Question' Chris Travers, a blogger who works on the LedgerSMB project, had a different take. "I think this actually asks the wrong question," Travers asserted.

Which Distro Is Best for Beginners?

"Linux distributions have improved immensely under the hood, but the most common desktop environments either took their inspiration from Windows 95 or the Mac OS UI. "Start menus are relics from the past," Lim went on. "Apps like LibreOffice are alien territory for iOS and Android users.

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