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Pinebook Info #2299

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Fourdee opened this Issue Nov 28, 2018 · 0 comments

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Fourdee commented Nov 28, 2018

Info:

The DietPi image for Pinebook A64 has the following software installed:

Its aim is to provide the fastest possible desktop experience, using lightweight software and optimisations.

  • LXDE (lightweight desktop)
  • Firefox-esr
  • DietPi lightweight programs to get the most from your system (eg: dietpi-launcher)

Additional info:

  • 172MB RAM usage only
  • OpenGL ES supported
  • Kernel = 4.19

FAQ:

How do I setup WiFi?

  • Run dietpi-config
  • Select "Networking Options: Adapters"
  • Select "WiFi"
  • Select "Scan"
  • Select any WiFi slot by pressing enter, then select "Scan" and enter your WiFi details
  • Return to the previous WiFi menu, by pressing ESC, or, use TAB to select "Done" and press enter
  • Scroll down to the bottom and select "Apply"

How to install to eMMC, once DietPi is running on the SD card?

wget https://dietpi.com/downloads/images/DietPi_Pinebook-ARMv8-Stretch-Desktop.7z
7z x *.7z
dd if=$(find DietPi*.img) of=/dev/mmcblk2
  • Power off
  • Eject SD
  • Power on

How do I add/mount USB drives?

  • Run dietpi-launcher and select dietpi-drive_manager

Additional Lightweight software options

Music playback:

  • lxmusic | Music location /mnt/dietpi_userdata/Music
G_AGI lxmusic xmms2-plugin-alsa xmms2-plugin-id3v2 xmms2-plugin-mad xmms2-plugin-vorbis
wget https://dietpi.com/downloads/audio/fourdee_tech.ogg -O /mnt/dietpi_userdata/Music/fourdee_tech.ogg

Snes9x

  • installs to: Start > Games
wget https://dietpi.com/downloads/binaries/misc/snes9x_pb.7z
7z x snes9x_pb.7z -o/
rm snes9x_pb.7z
chmod +x /usr/bin/snes9x*
cat << _EOF_ > /usr/share/applications/snes9x.desktop
[Desktop Entry]
Version=1.0
Name=Snes9x GTK
Comment=A portable, freeware Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES) emulator.
GenericName=Snes9x GTK
Keywords=Games
Exec=snes9x-gtk
Terminal=false
X-MultipleArgs=false
Type=Application
#Icon=/usr/share/icons/snes9x.png
Categories=Game
StartupWMClass=Snes9x
StartupNotify=true
_EOF_
G_AGI libpulse0

Known issues:

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