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Announcements

Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:02 am

This thread is a mod only place to announce things that are not quite important enough to have their own blog post.

For example, changes to documentation that people may find useful, links to interesting projects that are currently popular etc.
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Re: Announcements

Fri Jun 30, 2017 10:05 am

First off, some new documentation has arrived in the repo over the last couple of months..

Warning icons
https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... g-icons.md

How to secure your Raspberry Pi
https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... ecurity.md

Using a screensaver
https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... ensaver.md

Conformance documents
https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... formity.md
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Re: Announcements

Thu Jul 20, 2017 1:54 pm

For those people who are in to that sort of thing, there is a thread on Wifi issues on github, and I just added some information that those people with SSH or NTP lockup issues (and maybe Wifi issues in general) may be interested in.

https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/issues/1342
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Re: Announcements

Thu Jul 20, 2017 2:54 pm

There has been an update to the Compliance page, to add more documents, including more from other countries worldwide.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... formity.md

There is a slight formatting issue on the new table on the page, which I'll try and sort out at some point.
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Re: Announcements

Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:53 pm

New Forum Skin!

The long awaiting change is now here! It's not in its final form yet, but we are now running the latest forum software which improves security.

There is a specific thread for comments - please use it!
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Re: Announcements

Fri Jul 28, 2017 9:05 pm

Unstoppable spam!

We are having problems banning a spammer at the moment, spam messages are getting through and we cannot stop it.

Please bear with us until we figure out what the problem is.
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Re: Announcements

Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:48 pm

New revision codes page in the docs.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... /README.md
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Re: Announcements

Sun Aug 27, 2017 6:52 pm

Broadpwn fix.

The latest firmware for the Wireless chip has a fix for the Broadpwn exploit.

This is already present in Stretch, but for Jessie..

Code: Select all

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
should get the new firmware as well as more recent drivers etc.
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Re: Announcements

Thu Sep 21, 2017 12:46 pm

The design files for the CMIO v3 board have been published.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... gnfiles.md
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Re: Announcements

Mon Sep 25, 2017 2:26 pm

Minor update to conformance page - now has FCC docs linked for the V2 camera.
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Re: Announcements

Thu Oct 05, 2017 2:21 pm

Not hugely exciting, but we had a few pages on the website (products etc) that had a very difficult to read font. This should now be fixed.
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Re: Announcements

Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:08 pm

Some news for Bluetooth users.

We have just pushed some fixes to the repos that should make Bluetooth a LOT more stable and useful.

The fixes include new Bluetooth firmware, a Bluez patch and a UART driver fix, which when all combined make a huge difference.

Use apt-get update etc to get the fixes.

Have fun!
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Forum Search

Mon Nov 13, 2017 4:47 pm

Announcing slightly in advance, because I have to go catch a train.

We are replacing the forum search with a DuckDuckGo search. Forum search has always been pretty bad, but recently it has also got slower as well. Whilst indirection to DDG takes you to an off site landing page, it only searches the forums, so you can bounce straight back to the topics you are looking for.

The search should be much faster, and much more accurate.

Please post a new thread if you have any issues.

Thanks to the web guys for making this happen.
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Re: Forum Search

Mon Nov 13, 2017 5:59 pm

As part of the same update there have also been some minor changes to some of the colours on the website to make them a little more contrasty to make it even easier to read. We would also welcome feedback on that.
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Re: Forum Search

Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:54 am

We now have a new forum specifically for the Raspberry Pi Desktop for PC and Mac. *

viewforum.php?f=116

* we need an acronym for that.
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Re: Forum Search

Fri Jan 05, 2018 1:14 pm

Been a few updates to the documentation areas, but the main one is the AP docs have been updated to work with Stretch. Thanks to SurferTim for the PR. It's great when we get community input like this.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... s-point.md

(Thanks to the 5million people who pointed out the malformed link)
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Re: Forum Search

Wed Feb 07, 2018 1:21 pm

A new version of the wireless chip firmware has been released. This should fix some long running bugs (mailbox error, random lock ups etc).

It can be found here https://github.com/RPi-Distro/firmware- ... 0-sdio.bin, or preferably, simply do an apt get update.

Code: Select all

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade
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Magpi #67

Wed Feb 28, 2018 1:48 pm

Important message concerning MagPi #67.

Please see here.

viewtopic.php?f=106&t=206652
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Compliance documentation update

Mon Mar 05, 2018 3:27 pm

There have been major additions to the compliance page for Pi ZeroW.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... formity.md
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New Pi 3B+

Wed Mar 14, 2018 7:09 am

For those that have missed it, there is a new model of the Pi3, the Pi3+, its pretty cool. See Eben's post in the blog on the front page.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/raspbe ... le-now-35/
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Updated schematics

Mon Mar 19, 2018 11:34 am

Just updated the schematics for the Pi3+ to include the PoE pinout. Thanks to Roger for the updated pdf.
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Taiwan and Columbia conformance docs

Fri Apr 06, 2018 1:40 pm

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Camera board schematics released

Tue Apr 24, 2018 11:43 am

We have just released the schematics for the v2 Camera Board.

https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... a2_2p1.pdf
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3B+ China and Malaysia Documents of Compliance

Thu Apr 26, 2018 12:43 pm

3B+ China and Malaysia Documents of Compliance

These docs have now been released to Github and will appear on the website within the hour.

https://github.com/raspberrypi/document ... formity.md
https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... formity.md
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3B+ Kenyan Document of Compliance

Wed May 16, 2018 12:47 pm

3B+ Kenyan Document of Compliance

This doc has now been released to Github and will appear on the website within the hour.

https://github.com/raspberrypi/document ... formity.md
https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentati ... formity.md
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