Re: Handhelds that conviently run Debian
- Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2017 22:09:59 +0100
- From: deloptes <deloptes@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Handhelds that conviently run Debian
Richard Owlett wrote:
> On a regional mailing list I had described what I'm looking for as a
> tablet. That seems to include things that fold. Although I *DON'T* want
> a "smartphone", that physical form factor is desirable. It must be
> available as "new" from a U.S. retailer.
> I have a preference for x86 processors, that is not a requirement.
> I would like to use with a USB keyboard.
> It will be used for simple data collection and data will be transferred
> to home system primarily via a USB flash drive.
> I suspect I've some unrecognized assumptions.
> Suggestions please.
there are various small factor and mini pcs, industrial pcs as well. What I
don't understand is if you want to have a screen attached or embedded.
some 10y ago I bought Acrosser with Geode, Raspberry and alike is definitely
Recently I'm playing with SailfishOS on Sony Xperia X, I also bought Intex
AquaFish and I'm using Nokia N9 as primary phone.
>From what I've seen you can't easily find something handheld where you can
plug a usb - don't know because of size or power.
Also those mini pcs with SoC for the public are lame IMO, but good change
that it would run debian