Re: QDX and eliminating the laptop


 

On Wed, May 18, 2022 at 09:22 AM, Michael VE3WMB wrote:
If you have a newer Chromebook with an Intel architecture you don't even need to install GalliumOS.
You can run native Linux (Debian) applications alongside Chrome and Android apps.
Enabling Linux on Chrome OS : https://support.google.com/chromebook/answer/9145439?hl=en

and a list of Chromebooks that support the native Linux (Beta) in Chrome OS. 

https://sites.google.com/a/chromium.org/dev/chromium-os/chrome-os-systems-supporting-linux

It think that then environment defaults to Debian "Buster: but you can easily  upgrade/switch to the newer Debian "BullsEye" distribution. 

I think that installing Gallium OS is a great option for an older Chromebook. The beauty of a Chromebook is that they generally have excellent battery life
which makes them a great choice for use as part of a portable station. 

Michael VE3WMB

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