Debian-Based Raspbian OS Gets Raspberry Pi PoE HAT Support, Latest Updates

The Raspberry Pi Foundation released a new version of their Debian-based Raspbian operating system for the tiny Raspberry Pi single-board computers with various improvements and latest updates.

Running the long-term supported Linux 4.14.71 kernel, the Raspbian 2018-10-09 release comes with support for Raspberry Pi Foundation’s Raspberry Pi PoE (Power over Ethernet) HAT, a small accessory for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ SBC that allows users to power the board via an Ethernet cable.

Raspbian 2018-10-09 also updates the startup wizard by implementing support for assigning keyboard layouts by country, a new option to use the US keyboard layout in preference to country-specific option, the ability to display the computer’s IP address on first page, and support for checking for Wi-Fi networks.

Furthermore, Raspbian’s startup wizard now lets users install language packs for the LibreOffice office suite and other Open Source applications, as well as to offer much-improve… (read more)

Source: Softpedia