Greetings Armbian Community,
Here are some fresh updates and announcements for this week.
We are approaching the release of Armbian 23.05, codenamed “Suni”. As we finalize this release, we kindly request your assistance in testing it on devices that we were unable to cover. Your feedback will help us ensure the stability and reliability of the release https://forum.armbian.com/topic/28289-armbian-2305-suni-testings/
In an effort to improve user experience, we have recently redesigned the participation page, https://www.armbian.com/participate on our website. The new page provides basic guidance on how to get involved with the project and showcases open bugs and tasks for the current and upcoming releases. While we are making adjustments for the 23.05 release, we have also started working on 23.08, which is gradually accumulating more tasks. We encourage you to contribute to these tasks and help us address the community’s needs. Our Armbian maintainer group is relatively small, and your support is vital in fulfilling the users’ requests.
We are happy to introduce a new board that has joined the Armbian family, the Radxa E25. However, please note that this board is currently in the testing phase. If you own this hardware, we welcome your participation to test it and report any issues you encounter. More info on the Radxa E25 at https://www.armbian.com/radxa-e25/
We have partnered with SinoVoip, one of Armbian’s Platinum Partners, to bring you an exciting opportunity! They are generously giving away a Banana Pi CM4 with a carrier board. Participate in the raffle for a chance to win this powerful device at https://forum.armbian.com/raffles/raffle/17-bananapi-cm4-carrier-board/
Lastly, we are excited to announce that we are actively working on making i3 an officially supported desktop environment within Armbian. You can follow the progress of this topic on the Armbian GitHub repository at https://github.com/armbian/build/pull/5188
Thank you for your support and dedication to the Armbian project. Together, we are shaping the future of open-source ARM development!
The Armbian Team