Neon Pinebook Remix as part of KDE

Alexander Neundorf neundorf at kde.org
Tue Apr 17 19:41:06 UTC 2018


On 2018 M04 11, Wed 14:18:05 CEST Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> Dearest KDE
> 
> KDE neon is a project to bring KDE's software to the people by various
> convenient and rapid methods.  Recently we've been working on packages
> for the Pinebook [1].  Pinebook is a < $100 laptop using an ARM
> processor which will open up whole new markets to KDE software and
> computing generally as well as a great proof of concept of plasma on a
> really low profile device.  We have a real chance of having Plasma and
> other free software shipped on a laptop which will enable people to
> access digital freedom who otherwise would be offline.
...
> How do we feel about shipping installable images with non-free
> supporting software?  The alternative is to drop and not ship any more
> images for Plasma Active or Mobile etc.

to me, it's Ok. It's a great chance to get KDE to more people :-)

Alex




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