Run Raspberry Pi PIXEL Desktop on a PC or Mac – an Exton modified Build 170425 with Refracta Tools

NEWS 170425 about Raspberry Pi Debian Pixel
I have updated my first Debian Pixel Build from 161223. Study all included packages – latest by 170425. I’ve also added NetworkManager, which makes it easier to configure wireless connections.

NEWS 161223
Yesterday I read that the Raspberry Pi Foundation has announced the release of a new PIXEL image that can be booted on a PC or Mac. Study this site. I saw immediately that there was no installer included, which I thought was a little disappointing. Come to think of Refracta tools, which work very well in Debian and Ubuntu. I quickly made a “remix” of the Raspberry Pi Foundation PIXEL image. My remix thus include Refracta tools. This means that you can easily install the system to hard drive and you can just as easily make it your own remix of the Raspberry Pi Foundation PIXEL image. Study all included packages. I’ve added a few packages. Most important Synaptic, which I find essential.

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One thought on “Run Raspberry Pi PIXEL Desktop on a PC or Mac – an Exton modified Build 170425 with Refracta Tools

  1. Softpedia 170429: “After announcing the availability of new builds of his AndEX Nougat 7.1.1 Android-x86 fork that lets users run Android 7.1.1 on their PCs, now Arne Exton released a custom build of Raspberry Pi Foundation’s Raspbian PIXEL image.

    Arne Exton’s custom Debian Raspberry Pi PIXEL Build 170425 is here to replace version 161223, which was the project’s first ever release. The new build ships with NetworkManager for easy configuration of wired and wireless connections, as well as Refracta tools, which lets users install the operating system on their PCs or Macs.

    Refracta tools makes the installation of this custom Raspbian PIXEL image easier for all users, which will be able to not only install the OS on the disk drive of their PCs but also to create their own remix of Raspberry Pi Foundation’s Raspbian PIXEL image.”

    READ MORE: http://news.softpedia.com/news/raspbian-pixel-fork-lets-you-install-and-run-the-operating-system-on-a-pc-or-mac-515290.shtml

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