Ubuntu MATE 18.04 Beta 1 for Raspberry Pi

  • Für diejenigen, die einen Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ noch rumliegen haben.

    We are preparing Ubuntu MATE 18.04 (Bionic Beaver) for the Raspberry Pi. With this Beta pre-release, you can see what we are trying out in preparation for our next (stable) version.

    • Ubuntu kernel, fully maintained by the Ubuntu Kernel and Security teams.
    • Automatic online filesystem expansion.
    • Ethernet & WiFi (where available)
    • Bluetooth (where available)
    • Audio out via 3.5mm analog audio jack or HDMI
    • Video out via Composite or HDMI
    • GPIO access via GPIO Zero, pigpio and WiringPi.
    • Support for Python Wheels for the Raspberry Pi.
    • Support for USB Booting.
    • Hardware acceleration:
      * fbturbo driver is pre-installed but limited to 2D accelerated window moving/scrolling on Raspberry Pi (using the BCM2835 DMA Controller).
      * VLC has hardware assisted video decoding.
      * ffmpeg has hardware assisted video decoding and encoding.
      * The experimental VC4 driver can be enabled via raspi-config.
      * Please note, the arm64 images do not feature any VideoCore IV hardware acceleration.
    • Additional software:
      * A port of raspi-config for Ubuntu is pre-installed.
      * Steam Link is available for install.
      * Minecraft: Pi Edition is available for install.

    Quelle: https://ubuntu-mate.org/blog/ubuntu-mate-bionic-beta1-raspberry-pi/