And our present for you this Christmas is… a competition to create a seasonal snap on your Raspberry Pi 2 or 3! We’d love to see the entries that are the most festive, original and work across devices – it could be snow falling, Christmas carols, Santa Claus snaps – anything that is festive! The best three entries will receive prizes that include Raspberry Pi accessories, backpacks and videos of your creations across our channels! See below on how to enter.
To enter: Tweet your Seasonal Snap installation line to @Ubuntu using hashtag #SeasonalSnap – here’s an example ‘sudo snap install snow-on-me #SeasonalSnap’
If this is your first snap… follow the instructions below, and we’ve created a couple inspiration snaps for you to get started with:
Here are a couple examples of festive snaps we created which will give you a sense of what we’re after!
sudo snap install snow-on-me
sudo snap install oxide-digitalsignage --devmode --channel=beta
sudo mount -o remount,rw /boot/uboot. Edit /boot/uboot/config.txt and add one line: gpu_mem=448
sudo snap install xmas-hat --edge --devmode
3. Christmas Carousel Snap
Entry and Judging
Entry dates: 1st Dec ’16 – 3rd Jan ’17
Three winners will be selected! And snaps selected will be based on those that are the most creative, bring the widest array of technology from backend to ‘Internet of Things’ and importantly, bring Christmas joy!
Winners will be announced on 5th January 2017 in the Ubuntu Devices newsletter and 6th January across the Ubuntu Facebook and Twitter channel, detailing how prizes can be claimed.
All three winning snaps will be featured in a video on our CelebrateUbuntu YouTube channel!
1st place winner
2nd place winner
3rd place winner
Happy snapping folks!
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