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Re: Poll - What Smartphone do you use?

On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 4:47 PM, green <greenfreedom10@gmail.com> wrote:
> shawn wilson wrote at 2011-05-03 13:19 -0500:
>> For instance, I can ssh into my box from my phone and open vi. You can get
>> vi and open it on your n800.
> Well frankly I do not even want to run vi.  I prefer nano for a handheld
> device.  And "apt-get install nano" fails with "couldn't find package nano".
> So I have to build it myself.  Wait, aren't we talking about running
> *Debian*?  And what is Debian without its thousands of packages, ready to be
> installed with a simple command?

yes, some architectures do have more supported packages than others.
and, if we get debian on another platform without financial backing,
we're liable to have even less support. i'm not arguing against it. i
like playing with bleeding edge stuff - i won't run a device i depend
on like my primary phone on it. but, i might get a secondary one just
to play.

not sure if i've pointed these out, but there are these:

i'm probably going to use one for a rc vehicle / blimp (just gotta get
the ee / me stuff figured out)

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