Raspbian Desktop LoveRPi US Edition for Raspberry Pi Boards

Love Our Pi

The folks over at LoveRPi announced their customized Raspbian Desktop images for Raspberry Pi boards. This release is based on the 2018-11-13 release of Raspbian Desktop Full with our modifications to improve performance and stability.


  • Larger FAT32 partition starting at standard 1MB offset
  • BTRFS root filesystem with compression, checksumming, and metadata duplication
  • Automatic kernel initrd generation and pruning on upgrade (apt-get and rpi-update)
  • Automatic filesystem resize to disk size without reboot
  • Automatic swap partition generation on first start
  • Disable overscan by default
  • Rotate LCD for correct orientation on Raspberry Pi Touchscreen Display
  • Change radio frequency support, locale, and timezone to US
  • Include touchscreen keyboard and vim by default
  • Remove unnecessary piwiz autostart
  • Reduced image size by 1GB for faster flashing
  • Desktop link assets for quick reference (removable)

Supported Boards:

  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B
  • Raspberry Pi 2 Model B
  • Raspberry Pi Model B
  • Raspberry Pi Zero W
  • Raspberry Pi Zero

DOWNLOAD LINK: http://share.loverpi.com/board/raspberry-pi/raspbian/2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-desktop-loverpi.zip
FILENAME: 2018-11-13-raspbian-stretch-desktop-loverpi.zip
SHA512SUM: 7dcd6402e52fd3981d150185368bde018c46963d629f93fe6059b71ef033066a5ddcc95589e32033769722c40df7dcd0b9456c54d8704949698c5603c5b211c5

Lite image available here.

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