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Does anyone use GNU/Linux? I know is a great project, and they have awesome docs for everything, but I am not aware of the superficial differences between Arch-based and or -based, or how those make it into Parabola.

I don't avoid it because of this, it is just that I do a pretty decent job of installing the warez I want.

Is there a default WM in Parabola?

Reading a review of at, and realized that I don't actually know if my kernel in loads code for which there is no source. And I am sure that my has some binary driver blob fuckery going on.

Ah damn, is blacklisted from . I use as part of my dev setup, so that could be a deal breaker for me...

I really ought to look into VirtualBox and figure out where that lands, freedom-wise, and what the alternatives are for .

@maiki Keep in mind too, that if your looking at Parabola for the EOMA68-A20 the A20 model isn't going to be TOO beefy either. Its going to be about on par with a low powered netbook in the horsepower department.

Subsequent generations of the EOMA68 line will be more powerful. Their is allready chatter about a beefier Rockchip based card immediately following the Allwinner based run.

My point being is that if you need virtualization the Gen-1 card may not be well suited for you.

@satchmoz I wasn't thinking of virtualization on EOMA68, just noticed that in the review.

Honestly, I want a dinky little machine to run in CLI only. That is what I wanted a PocketCHIP for, just a little terminal machine. I like the portability and simplicity, and I am also a demon with ssh. But I can never justify a $50+ expense for something like that.

I mean, I am sure I could install a terminal app on my mobile, but I don't...

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@maiki My personal dream is for EOMA68 in a year or two to nail this form factor here:

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