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Re: Wanted - a Debian handheld

On 11/10/2017 08:30 AM, Darac Marjal wrote:
On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 02:24:18PM +0000, Darac Marjal wrote:
On Fri, Nov 10, 2017 at 06:37:28AM -0600, Richard Owlett wrote:
I've asked a very similar question on two fora and received useful
feedback. I've revised my feature list.


Given JUST these requirements, almost any android device will

*BUT* The subject line did explicitly state "Debian" for two
  1. exclude Android devices.
  2. restrict discussion to my preferred Linux.

I've been literal minded for over 70 years and bull headed for most of it ;/


Oh, and I've remembered another alternative, the Purism Librem 5[2].
This is NOT available in the U.S. (though it should be in the coming
months), but it's a 5" touchsceen smartphone with USB hosting
capability, and a hardware kill-switch for disabling baseband
(cellular) radio.

[2] https://puri.sm/shop/librem-5/

That's going in the right direction. We'll see if I haven't found another solution by the time its available in the U.S.

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