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Re: AppImage

On Wednesday 09 October 2019 15:37:37 Reco wrote:

> 	Hi.
> On Wed, Oct 09, 2019 at 02:14:42PM -0500, Donnie Wooton wrote:
> > Is there a way to install a AppImage file on RasPi4 running Debian?
> Where did you get an unofficial Debian image for Raspberry Pi4?
> Just to save you the confusion - Raspbian is not Debian, and Debian
> cannot run on Raspberry Pi4 yet. As of stable, at least.
> > I have saved the image file to the desktop and used terminal to make
> > it executable.  It won’t run...
Actually, the netinstall will, but it installs an arm64 kernel, and the 
device tree is bogus, so not much in the way of pi-4 hardware works very 
well if at all.

> It's most likely that they build it for a different CPU architecture
> (i.e. x86-64).
> So, you either:
> 1) Ask for an Appimage built for armhf.
> In exactly the same place you got that Appimage.
> 2) Try your luck with qemu-user-x86-64.
> It won't be pretty.
> 3) Install the whatever it is you want with apt, the way it is
> intended in Raspbian.
> Reco

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