MercuryGuy7815

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    MercuryGuy7815 got a reaction from lanefu in Which ARM SoC is most suitable for a light linux desktop experience at this point?   
    I'm not a fan of the rasperry pi and the fundation behind it for reasons I don't want to go into here and would rather not support them with money. Honestly, hearing that the N2 will have no trouble with fbdev/turbo in 1280x1024 was pretty much all I wanted to hear. I could probably use kodi for multimedia, that'd leave checking out how well libsdl/sdl2 is supported with mali and framebuffer. Many thanks!
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    MercuryGuy7815 reacted to lanefu in Which ARM SoC is most suitable for a light linux desktop experience at this point?   
    I'm running an Odroid N2 as a desktop at 2460x1440@60hz  typically with 3 terminals, and chromium with hangouts, homeassistant, plex, slack, and armbian forums always pinned.   

    i'd tried ARM desktop in the past with my le potato and tritium h5... wasn't quite there...... I used an Atomic Pi and it was sufficient--but ultimately 2 gigs of ram wasn't enough even with zram compression.   Finally I tried the N2, and I think it's there.. even with bruteforce fbturbo doing the video..    I'm running Armbian bionic, with vendor kernel and Mate Desktop... pretty happy with it.