shawn wilson wrote at 2011-05-03 16:12 -0500: > On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 4:47 PM, green <email@example.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. My intention was to give an example of how the n810 does not run Debian. Debian certainly does have an armel nano package.
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