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Martin Wimpress
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Passionate Open Source advocate, Linux enthusiast and Podcaster. Lives in Hampshire, England, with his wife and daughter. Works at Canonical making Ubuntu.
Passionate Open Source advocate, Linux enthusiast and Podcaster. Lives in Hampshire, England, with his wife and daughter. Works at Canonical making Ubuntu.

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Having reached the end of season 1 last week I decided to re-watch episode 1 tonight +Venn Stone​. Better than I remember from first time round ☺️

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Does this qualify for a slice of Pi on LWDW? +Venn Stone +Pedro Mateus


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After several delays Ubuntu MATE 16.04.2 was released last night including the refreshed image for the Raspberry Pi 2 & and 3.

The Highlights

* Performance optimised.
* Partition alignment, file system features, fewer CPU cycles, lower RAM.
* Added automated first boot partition resizing.
* Forked and adapted `raspi-config` to Ubuntu.
* Added pi-top brightness and power-off support.
* Backported MATE Desktop 1.16.1.
* Backported BlueZ 5.41.
* Updated pi-bluetooth to 0.1.2 including failsafe systemd units.
* Backported ffmpeg 3.2 including Raspberry Pi hardware acceleration for MMAL decoding and OMX encoding.
* Updated Xorg via the LTS Enablement Stack.
* Added OOTB support for 16 new HATS.
* Disabled SSH by default.
* SSH can be enabled via raspbi-config or creating a file named ssh in the /boot partition.
* sshguard is also automatically enabled when you enable SSH.
* Reduced the image size to 5GB, down from 8GB.

You can download get all the details and the download for this updated Raspberry Pi image from the release notes below.

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Looks like MATE has got the Chinese market sown up, kinda 😉

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I'm OK with this ☺️

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Song of the day! And, +Ikey Doherty​​, this is you do it 🎶 ⚡ ✌ 🎧

May: "God it stinks down here, what is this stuff?"
Shamus: "England."

+Venn Stone​ ☺️

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It's Friday! What are you up to this weekend? Come and join us on +Telegram App to tell us :D Just follow the link! http://ubuntupodcast.org/telegram 
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#mir
Ubuntu 17.04 Unity 8
gnome calculator (deb), kcalc (deb) and ubuntu calculator (snap) all running native (no Xmir)
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