Armbian - Xenial Desktop (Pinebook)
#11
do someone tried this on armbian?

https://github.com/ayufan-pine64/linux-build/releases
#12
Armbian got nice setup user account, less ram use, and better chrome performance. I love it but sadly, Armbian 5.32 caused my pinebook permanent 4th dead green pixel when i installed Armbian. Plus, I have another problem with noise random green pixel too under Armbian 5.32 until I am using Xeinial Mate 0.5.2 on eMMC. I may use new Armbian version again if they are finished for eMMc install or out of WIP status.
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#13
I moved the Armbian installation from sdcard to 16gb emmc, and then moved /home and /var back to the sdcard and put it in fstab. So now Ambian boots from emmc and using extra storage on sdcard.

Still loving it Smile
#14
I've been using armbian for almost a month now, i very soon realized that it outperforms ubuntu mate easily.
not looking back.
https://www.armbian.com/pinebook-a64/
the default xfce desktop is nicer, too. xfce is a much riper project.
but the main thing: armbian have a recent version of mpv in their repos. combine that with youtube-dl, and the much-discussed web video problems are gone forever.

PS: i don't think armbian causes dead pixels ;-)
#15
(09-14-2017, 12:18 AM)dahni Wrote: I've been using armbian for almost a month now, i very soon realized that it outperforms ubuntu mate easily.
not looking back.
https://www.armbian.com/pinebook-a64/
the default xfce desktop is nicer, too. xfce is a much riper project.
but the main thing: armbian have a recent version of mpv in their repos. combine that with youtube-dl, and the much-discussed web video problems are gone forever.

PS: i don't think armbian causes dead pixels ;-)

dead pixels ? why would it ?
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#16
^ somebody said so a few posts up.
#17
Armbian images for Pinebook has been updated. Many tiny bugs were fixed ...
https://www.armbian.com/pinebook-a64/
#18
(10-19-2017, 01:03 AM)igorp Wrote: Armbian images for Pinebook has been updated. Many tiny bugs were fixed ...
https://www.armbian.com/pinebook-a64/

great news, many thanks for posting Igor.
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#19
(10-19-2017, 01:03 AM)igorp Wrote: Armbian images for Pinebook has been updated. Many tiny bugs were fixed ...
https://www.armbian.com/pinebook-a64/
thanks for the info.
will this require a reinstall (i wouldn't like that) or is a normal apt-based upgrade sufficient, or are some additional steps necessary?
#20
(10-19-2017, 01:03 AM)igorp Wrote: Armbian images for Pinebook has been updated. Many tiny bugs were fixed ...
https://www.armbian.com/pinebook-a64/

Thanks :-)


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