Raspberry Pi releases free PIXEL OS, designed to run on PCs old and new

The Linux-based PIXEL OS, the same one that the Raspberry Pi Foundation uses on its own micro computers, has now been released in an experimental state to the public.

The OS is compatible with both x86-based PC and Mac hardware and is incredibly lightweight, making it ideal for working from older computers, with the caveat that they need to sport at least 512MB of RAM. You’re able to boot from a DVD or a USB flash drive, with the latter giving you the option for ‘persistence’, allowing your sessions’ changes to remain the next time you boot up.

As mentioned, this is an experimental release and comes with some quirks. For instance, it’s not ne…
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