[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Console fonts

On Wed 03 May 2017 at 10:08:42 (-0700), Larry Dighera wrote:
> On Tue, 2 May 2017 20:22:01 -0500, David Wright <deblis@lionunicorn.co.uk> wrote:
> >On Tue 02 May 2017 at 12:20:01 (-0700), Larry Dighera wrote:
> >
> >> Yes.  It's a new single-board computer platform that began shipping ~April
> >> 14, 2017.  I can personally confirm that Tails Linux X11 runs fine on this
> >> platform, and the manufacturer (Udoo) claims to have successfully installed
> >> Debian.  
> >[...]
> >> Given the Udoo team claims to have installed Debian on their hardware, and
> >> Tails Linux runs on it, I'd prefer to sort out the issues, and see if I
> >> (we?) can effect a useable system.
> >
> >I'm sorry if everyone knows which Debian (jessie, stretch, sid)
> >and kernel version that the Udoo team installed. My deduction
> >from the lines above was that the OP ran Tails¹, not that the
> >Udoo team ran Tails.
> >
> That is correct.  I apologize for any ambiguity.

No blame intended. I received a private email to which this was a
general reply. The ambiguity is elsewhere.

> While I am currently unable to locate the post asserting the Udoo team
> successfully installed Jessie, this post from a Udoo user alludes to a
> successful Jessie install:
> http://www.udoo.org/forum/threads/no-audio-output-on-linux-over-hdmi.6803/
> On the other hands, there is a user also encountering the blank-screen
> syndrome with Jessie on the Udoo X86 platform:
> http://www.udoo.org/forum/threads/linux-xfce-debian-jessie-blank-screen.6854/
> And another who found stretch more stable than Jessie:
> http://www.udoo.org/forum/threads/debian-jessie-linux-os-installation.6819/#post-26261
> I believe this may have been where I saw the mention of Debian on the Udoo
> X86 platform: http://www.udoo.org/docs-x86/Software_&_OS_Distro/Linux.html
> When/if I receive a response to my inquiry from the Udoo support team
> regarding which Jessie distribution they installed, I'll post it here.
> Larry
> PS: It is the integrated Arduino hardware and very low power requirement
> that make this new platform interesting to me for portable/battery-power
> use.  

I'm just watching this to see if it's a cheap way of getting some
up-to-date hardware now I've stopped moving house for a while.
While jessie has delivered some new functionality on my old hardware
(but also lost some), it hasn't delivered any appreciable speed gain.


Reply to: