My intention was to give an example of how the n810 does not run Debian.
> On Tue, May 3, 2011 at 4:47 PM, green <firstname.lastname@example.org
> > 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.