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  • Enclosures for Quartz64 Model A?
    I'm having a hard time finding enclosures for the Model A. Those on seem to be out of stock every time I look. What is everyone else using? Source: 3 months ago
  • Brand new Pinebook Pro bricked
    If all else fails, there are instructions on to force booting from sd card. I've never had to do this, despite breaking the software on my PBP quite a few times. Source: 10 months ago
  • Looking for a pi? Tired of waiting? Here's an alternative I found
    Raspberry Pi's OS support and updates are _miles_ ahead of any of the alternatives I've used. I have a pile of C.H.I.P boards from back when I needed a dozen for a project and getting that many RasPis was impossible. They still work, but only if I'm happy with the linux version they shipped with. I have a couple of Rock64s from (and a laptop and a pine phone) and they're better then the CHIP with... Source: 10 months ago
  • Laptop for less than $200 USD?
    You could also look into using a pinebook at (not an exact link). Source: about 1 year ago
  • egg_irl
    There are community projects of making true Linux smartphones. Most notable IMO is Pine64's PinePhone Pro, which I could easily spend at least half a speech hour just introducing you to it, probably the most Linux related hardware hype I have is here, next to the Steam Deck. Source: about 1 year ago
  • Did I Just Get Scammed?
    I paid for the Pinephone Pro on what I thought was I accidentally paid on Is this a well-known mistake? Source: over 1 year ago
  • Just got my pinephone and already fucked it up.
    Many people have reported this, in the forum. What's worse is that they are using the same sockets for SIM and SD in the Pinephone Pro. This was their chance to fix a problem that has prevented people from using it as a *phone*. I support Pine64. I fixed my broken contacts with solder so that I wouldn't cost the company a replacement. But, come on, you're making a new phone, fix this very serious design... Source: over 1 year ago
  • Ask HN: Do you use Purism, PinePhone, or Fairphone?
    Yes. I have two PinePhones, a 2GB/16GB, and a 3GB/32GB. I do not regret my purchase at all. I have a handful of SD cards with various operating systems on, and Full Disk Encrypted eMMC installs. The blog on has lots of information about it. There are issues. Modem drops out sometimes, there aren't enough programs (not apps, these are full desktop Linux programs compiled for aarch64) that work... - Source: Hacker News / almost 2 years ago
  • Just got my PinePhone - what is the default PIN?
    I tried 1234 and 123456 and am not able to get in. PIN is only 3 characters so I can't search for it on the forums on and I'm not finding it in any of the docs that shipped with the phone. Source: about 2 years ago
  • The Raspberry Pi can boot off NVMe SSDs now
    PinePhone. New batch due soon. - Source: Hacker News / about 2 years ago

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