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NOOBS

New Raspbian and NOOBS releases

If you head over to the downloads page, you’ll find new versions of our Raspbian image and NOOBS installer. Alongside the usual firmware and kernel improvements, major changes to the Raspbian image include: Java updated to JDK 8 Mathematica updated to version 10 Sonic Pi updated to version 2 Minecraft Pi pre-installed Following its release... Continue reading

NOOBS SD cards back in the Swag Store!

The 8GB pre-flashed NOOBS SD cards we had in the Swag Store sold out pretty much immediately: we’ve just had another shipment arrive, so get them while they’re hot. At £4 including VAT, plus £1 UK shipping if you’re not buying other swag or multiple cards (please buy more swag), this is the cheapest way... Continue reading

Buy an 8GB NOOBS SD card for £5

When we announced our $40 Model B plus SD card bundle back in August, a lot of people asked us whether we could sell the card on its own. It’s taken a little while for us to get around to it, but I’m pleased to say that you can now buy an 8GB NOOBS SD... Continue reading

New Raspbian release, and NOOBS v1.3 goes gold

Update: Rob has now added a “NOOBS Lite” option to the downloads page. NOOBS Lite is a minimal 20MB version of NOOBS with no local OS images; images are downloaded from our repository at install time. Alex has produced a new Raspbian release, which integrates a number of recent improvements. Along with kernel and firmware... Continue reading

Be a NOOBS v1.3 beta tester!

Updated to add: We’ve had some issues accepting comments for this post (blame Eben, who, unbeknown to the rest of us, was doing something he thought was clever to the WordPress database). Comments are open again: please pile in! Liz: Here’s a post from Rob Bishop. Read it thoroughly if you’d like to be a... Continue reading

Buy a Pi, get an 8GB NOOBS SD card for $5

By now I hope many of you have had a chance to play with NOOBS, the new out of box software we released back at the start of June. Although originally aimed at providing a better experience for newcomers to the Pi, we now reckon NOOBS is the best way for almost everyone to get... Continue reading

Introducing the New Out Of Box Software (NOOBS)

If you’re a beginner with a Raspberry Pi, things just got a whole lot easier. We started this project with the premise that throwing people in at the deep end and making them jump hurdles, to mix my sporting metaphors, is a good way to get them to learn stuff. It is: but it can... Continue reading