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Dietpi is a debian based operative system made to install new apps easyer.

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Dietpi Raspberry Pi 4 First Look

5 Raspberry Pi 4 Distros: Manjaro, DietPi, LibreELEC & More!

DietPi - HOW To Install & Initial Configuration on the Raspberry Pi 4

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  • The Raspberry Pi 5 Is No Match for a Tini-Mini-Micro PC
    Please, keep in mind that the usual story "other boards don't have decent Linux support/community" is simply not true. Here are Armbian and DietPi pages where you can find images with mainline support for a lot of common boards, including forums. Images supplied by the board manufacturer should rather be intended for quick testing only as you can't count on their support; just ignore them and go straight to... - Source: Hacker News / about 6 hours ago
  • Ask HN: Anyone knows where to buy a cheap Linux box?
    Dietpi[0] is pretty good (debian-based) distro that works out of the box with minimal configuration. It was originally designed for a RPi's (I think), but it's expanded to tons of other devices. Here you can see a benchmark of each supported device and decide yourself what you want to go for[1]. 0: 1: - Source: Hacker News / 16 days ago
  • DietPi released a new version 9.1
    The full release notes can be found at: - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • Considerations for a long-running Raspberry Pi
    That's a good point, but the array of devices supported by the DietPi team is extensive: - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • Considerations for a long-running Raspberry Pi
    I used dietpi [1] for similar reasons: a slim version of Debian, and with the defaults set to push all the logging into ram to minimize writes. Dietpi has opinionated defaults, for sure, but it's easy to choose something else (e.g. Dropbear is the default ssh server, but bumping to OpenSSH is a matter of changing a setting in the handy config tool). I've been running an RPi3 on an SD card as my secondary PiHole... - Source: Hacker News / 4 months ago
  • The Orange Pi 5
    Before someone starts the usual yadda yadda about the RPi biger community, the OS not having long time support etc. I would repeat one more time: do not rely on board vendor supplied images; this is valid for pretty much all boards. Just go to Armbian or DietPi pages and you'll almost certainly find one or more images that work on your board and forums to discuss about them with very knowledgeable people.... - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • OpenWrt One/AP-24.XY: new open source router board by OpenWrt and Banana Pi
    > bananapi do a lot of boards but their software story has been a bit poor This is quite common with other board manufacturers too. I'd rather suggest to ignore completely their cobbled together distros, often also tainted by proprietary modifications, that become unmaintained in a few years, and see if they're among the many supported by Armbian or DietPi. - Source: Hacker News / 5 months ago
  • DietPi released a new version 8.25
    The full release notes can be found at: - Source: Hacker News / 6 months ago
  • Looking for a way to remote in to K's of raspberry pi's...
    RPi OS = diet pi - initial config via text file - SDcard burning out partially mitigated as writes log files to ram then flushes to SDcard reducing write cycles. Source: 6 months ago
  • Laptop so slow that even XFCE is laggy. What distro could run better?
    You could also try very minimalistic distros like TwisterUI or DietPi which are most known for their use in the RasprebbyPi / SBC computers but which also have editions for desktop / laptop. Source: 6 months ago
  • Raspberry Pi 5 drops codec hardware acceleration except for HEVC decode
    The thing you are looking for can be achieved by buying something on the DietPi hardware compatibility list. I personally have had good luck with NanoPi boards from that list. - Source: Hacker News / 8 months ago
  • Show HN: WireHole New UI Makes Managing WireGuard Clients Easy
    - AdGuard, as a replacement of PiHole, never went back Every time I tried to move it to a container-based solution (Portainer is quite helpful), I went into problems here and there, adding more complexcity in terms of another network layer, container volumes, updating with dependencies in view. Is it me getting old and lazy? Anyway, travelling around the globe being able to surf via homeland ip ranges, reverse... - Source: Hacker News / 8 months ago
  • Cortex X2: ARM aims high
    The number of boards supported by these two distros is astonishing: The NanoPC-T6 is already supported by Armbian build system: - Source: Hacker News / 8 months ago
  • Solarpunk "pod / cell" system
    Local servers (dietpi, Freedombox, YUNoHost or similar solutions) which can be used to host different solarpunk content and setup instances on the fediverse (like peertube, mastodon, Lemmy etc.). Source: 8 months ago
  • DietPi released a new version 8.20
    The full release notes can be found at: - Source: Hacker News / 11 months ago
  • DietPi released a new version 8.19
    The source code is hosted on GitHub: The main website can be found at: Source: 11 months ago
  • Ubuntu Plans to Ditch Its ‘Minimal’ Install Option
    Please check DietPi where you can install lean and minimal Debian for SBC (Arm, x86, RISC-V): "DietPi is an extremely lightweight Debian OS, highly optimised for minimal CPU and RAM resource usage, ensuring your SBC always runs at its maximum potential". - Source: Hacker News / 12 months ago
  • (HELP) Setting up NextCloud on a Raspberry Pi
    Personally, I've set up dietpi with Nextcloud All-In-One on a Pi4 and set up two 4T USB 3 drives (using a powered USB hub) set up with Raid 1. Source: 12 months ago
  • Bye Bye Ubuntu, Hello Manjaro. How Did We Get Here?
    Check out DietPi — Debian-based OS with optimized software packages for devices such as Raspberry Pi. And super easy upgrade options. - Source: Hacker News / about 1 year ago
  • Raspberry Pi 1 model B - looking for server image
    If you want to avoid this then look at the Diet-Pi [their site] version of Debian? Not as well supported (due to lower number of users) but regularly updated and pretty stable. Comes complete with decent scripts for installing packages. Source: about 1 year ago
  • DietPi released a new version 8.17
    The source code is hosted on GitHub: The main website can be found at: Source: about 1 year ago

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