The MagPi — Issue 74


Welcome to the new look MagPi!

Ever wanted to use your Raspberry Pi where ever you go? In this month’s issue, we show you how to build a laptop from your Raspberry Pi.

This month also see’s the return of our spooky Halloween feature, along with excellent tutorials on how to make games and… a laundry sensor? Read The MagPi 74 to find out more…

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All this inside The MagPi 74

  • Code Space Invaders with Pygame
  • Growing veg with the help of a fish in the Aquaponic Garden
  • New Picade reviewed
  • New Quickstart guide
  • And much more!

Need more details? View the contents page for a complete list of what’s in the mag.

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The MagPi is freely licensed under Creative Commons (BY-SA-NC 3.0).

You can download this issue free now and forever, but buying in digital & print supports the Raspberry Pi Foundation’s charitable mission to democratise computing.


Spotted an error in The MagPi? Let us know in The Raspberry Pi forums.

P28. The statement: “In late 2016, the Foundation launched a build of Raspbian, including the full desktop environment for x86 processors.” is incorrect. Debian with Raspberry Pi Desktop is built on top of Debian and is not related to Raspbian.