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NetBSD is now available for the Pinebook. There appear to be 32 and 64bit images available.

Download from here.
According to Distrowatch it does not contain KDE neither Gnome.

https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=netbsd
(05-25-2018, 12:30 AM)Wizzard Wrote: [ -> ]According to Distrowatch it does not contain KDE neither Gnome.

https://distrowatch.com/table.php?distribution=netbsd

Looks like it's xfce. But hm... Gnome and KDE are in the 'Desktop' list... and er... the full package list? 

It may be running MATE... 

https://blog.netbsd.org/tnf/entry/pinebook
I guess someone has to flash it and actually give it a go so we find out Smile Regardless, I am curious which features work and do not work using NetBSD (e.g. suspend, etc.,)
I would like to try it tonight, will give a feedback.
Any idea, how to connect to wifi and to install something? Smile
(05-25-2018, 01:49 PM)Wizzard Wrote: [ -> ]Any idea, how to connect to wifi and to install something? Smile

You'll need to use a plug in wifi adapter or usb ethernet adapter

From https://blog.netbsd.org/tnf/entry/pinebook

Quote:SDIO Wi-Fi is not yet supported.

And you have to love the attention to detail - "In addition, headphone jack sensing is supported to automatically mute the internal speakers when headphones are plugged in." and "The sleep (Fn+Esc), home (Fn+F1), volume down (Fn+F3), volume up (Fn+F4), and mute (Fn+F5) keys on the keyboard are mapped to uhid(4) devices. These can be used with usbhidaction"
Damn, ok, so it is not usable for me Smile thanks
Trying this  Big Grin

For pacakges the URL for 32bit seems to exist:

www.invisible.ca/packages/NetBSD/earmv7hf/8.0/All

But not for 64bit?? 

www.invisible.ca/packages/NetBSD/aarch64/8.0/All

Is not found...

I am probably doing something wrong? I-)
You haven't done anything wrong, I've only built packages for 32-bit ARM at this point (the 64-bit ARM NetBSD port is only a few months old). I replaced that part of the web site with instructions for building packages from source with pkgsrc.
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