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Pinebook

The Pinebook is a cheap laptop powered by a 64bit ARM-based single board computer. It comes in 2 sizes, with an 11" screen and a 14" screen. I was intrigued by the price tag, a sort-of open architecture (at least physically: easy to open, troubleshoot, repair and hopefully expand) and growing Linux ...

Pinebook Hacks

In my previous article I described how to get going with a pinebook. Here are a few pinebook-specific hacks to follow up. Disclaimer: It seems I have settled on armbian's pinebook edition for good (but I will mention it if that changes), and if there's anything distro-specific in here, it's specific...

Hacking and stripping Armbian for Pinebook (Ubuntu 16.04 based)

Get Rid of Login Manager, Back to Startx systemctl disable graphical.target didn't cut it. Armbian uses nodm, which has its own sysvinit service, but it can be disabled with: systemctl disable nodm. This brings me to a familiar console login after a reboot. startx is possible, ~/.xinitrc is parsed. ...