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Pixel Tips and Tweaks – how to Tweak Aspects of the new Raspbian Skin @Raspberry_Pi #piday #raspberrypi

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Super handy new post from Alex Eames of RasPi.TV.

Last week. Simon Long from Raspberry Pi released a new version of Raspbian with several new features. The most visible of these is the new-look desktop skin, named PIXEL (Pi Improved Xwindows Environment, Lightweight).

There’s a lot of user interface (UI) tweaks both functional and visual…

  • new splash screen on boot
  • stunning background images added
  • a whole new set of icons
  • larger ‘drag handles’ for resizing windows (that’s bugged me for years)
  • windows now have rounded corners
  • new font rendering package for better typography

Read more.


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