How the Raspberry Pi progressed in 2018

Top 10 Raspberry Pi stories of 2018

Block ads with pi-hole, build your own NAS, meet the B+ and A+, and more.

Kids in a classroom learning about Raspberry Pi programming
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Raspberry Pi Foundation. CC BY-SA 4.0.

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2018 was a great year for Raspberry Pi . The community celebrated our sixth birthday by coordinating 150+ community-led Raspberry Jam events around the world (coming up again for our seventh birthday), and launched some new products, including the Pi 3 Model B+ and Model A+, as well as a TV HAT and PoE HAT.

Of course, the community has had the pleasure of reading some great articles about its favorite single board computer. Enjoy these top projects, stories, and more.

Top 10 Raspberry Pi stories of 2018

Pi hole black hole image

Hate seeing ads while browsing the web? Check out this tutorial on setting up pi-hole.
Storage units side by side

Follow these step-by-step instructions to build your own Raspberry Pi-based network attached storage system.
Raspberry Pi 3b

Brand-new Raspberry Pi adds speed, dual-band wireless, better thermal control, and more to the popular mini PC.
Raspberries with pi symbol overlay

Network your printer with a Raspberry Pi and the CUPS print server.
Computer, person, lightbulb, and chat box in yellow bubbles with blue background

OpenAuto allows developers to test their apps on Raspberry Pi as well as other Linux and Windows PCs.
Neon colorized Raspberry Pi cluster with LEGOs

Are you nostalgic for the glory days of retro gaming? Learn how to run retro games on the Raspberry Pi.

If you're planning your next Pi project, these blogs might help.
A FreeDOS game image

Differing CPU architectures mean running DOS on Raspberry Pi isn't effortless, but it's not very complicated, either.
Tree in an open field with clouds

Protect and secure your data with a self-hosted cloud powered by your Raspberry Pi.
open source button on keyboard

Help share local information by maintaining a piece of the internet-based backbone for packet radio.

About the author

Ben Nuttall - Ben is a software engineer for BBC News Labs, and formerly Raspberry Pi's Community Manager. He's into Linux, Python and all things open source! Follow Ben on Twitter @ben_nuttall.