Does Fastboot Devices tools work on Pinebook Pro?
#1
Hello forum,
I am thinking to buy a Pinebook Pro to use as a second notebook, and for some Fastboos Devices (with Android devices connected via USB).
Is that already working on Pinebook Pro? There is some script to translate ARM architecture?

Many thanks

Pinejolla
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#2
I can;t speak towards the OOTB Debian, but the AUR has adb-tool available for aarch64. I installed them on my PBP to talk to my Android install on my PB1080. You should need any translation, PBPs are ARM.
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#3
(01-23-2020, 04:39 PM)tophneal Wrote: I can;t speak towards the OOTB Debian, but the AUR has adb-tool available for aarch64. I installed them on my PBP to talk to my Android install on my PB1080. You should need any translation, PBPs are ARM.

Good,
I basically need a pine book pro capable of flash an android device connected via USB.

You talk about the default Linux installed on PBP?
You think that Manjaro will have something working?

Thanks
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#4
In Manjaro you have this package ---> community/android-tools 29.0.5-2.



[root@pbp ~]# pacman -Si android-tools
Repository      : community
Name            : android-tools
Version         : 29.0.5-2
Description     : Android platform tools
Architecture    : aarch64
URL             : http://tools.android.com/
Licenses        : Apache  MIT
Groups          : None
Provides        : fastboot  adb
Depends On      : pcre2  libusb  protobuf
Optional Deps   : python: for mkbootimg script
                  python2: for unpack_bootimg & avbtool scripts
Conflicts With  : fastboot  adb
Replaces        : None
Download Size   : 1442.51 KiB
Installed Size  : 7661.54 KiB
Packager        : Arch Linux ARM Build System <builder+seattle@archlinuxarm.org>
Build Date      : Sat 18 Jan 2020 02:05:31 AM CET
Validated By    : MD5 Sum  SHA-256 Sum  Signature
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#5
I think Manajo/Arch have 2 adb options the PBP can use, including the one above.
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#6
Very cool, there are already the tools!

I think I will order a Pinebook Pro soon, I am from EU engraved by some custom, but it's still OK.
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#7
Sorry for bumping old thread but I figured I'd ask here before making new one. So with the Debian that comes with pb pro you can install adb and fastboot with apt install andriod-tools-adb android-tools-fastboot. But when I check the version it's of ap123 and I think the latest API is 30. In the past if I ever had issues flashing my device the first thing to check for is to make sure you have the latest ad/fastboot binaries. I even found this web page from Debian that says it correctly targets api 23. https://wiki.debian.org/AndroidTools. Anyone with an Android device running Android 9 or above able to flash images successfully in Debian?
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