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Using PKGSRC on Manjaro Linux aarch64 Pinebook-pro

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I wanted to see how pkgsrc works on aarch64 Linux Manjaro since it is a very mature framework that is very portable and supported by many architectures – pkgsrc (package source) is a package management system for Unix-like operating systems. … Continue reading

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Pinebookpro gaming part 3

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This time we will be doing a pure stock Debian 9 Stretch aarch64 that the PinebookPro ships with. I always keep the stock system installed on the eMMC and use other systems off the microSD (Manjaro, NetBSD) I have kept … Continue reading

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Pinebookpro gaming part 2

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Next chapter in PinebookPro gaming would be for OpenArena Following was tested on the Manajaro Linux (aarch64 with the latest updates) and the Panfrost driver (mesa-git) In order to use the Panfrost drivers please do the following pacman -R xf86-video-fbturbo-git … Continue reading

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Pinebookpro virtualization

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Sharing my virtualization configurations and howtos here with others in case anybody would find them usable. Currently a full 64bit support for KVM is only possible with Manjaro Linux (https://wiki.pine64.org/index.php/Pinebook_Pro_Software_Release#Manjaro_ARM) which I run off a microSD card (faster the better, … Continue reading

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Pinebookpro gaming part 1

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I have started a small thread on the Pine64 forum related to gaming on the Pinebook-pro https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=8665 and decided to add some more detailed instructions for others to replicate the efforts on their arm64 device. What is needed – Pinebookpro … Continue reading

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PPC systems under qemu-system-ppc emulation on aarch64 part 1

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Shorter and last entry from me in 2019. This time its about some experiments running PPC systems via qemu-system-ppc This time I wanted to see how the Pinebook-pro behaves and how usable it is on the virtualization/simulation side. Im using … Continue reading

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Mojave on VirtualBox 6.1 Linux

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With the major release of VirtualBox 6.1 came the support to APFS which was problematic before especially for virtualizing macOS Mojave or Catalina. I have realized this is a major improvement and decided to post yet another macOS Movaje installation … Continue reading

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