[nSLUG] Linux on Android devices

Joel Maxuel j.maxuel at gmail.com
Wed Apr 15 08:04:56 ADT 2015


You must be talking about Lil' Debi.  I tried it a couple times, but the
installer failed in different areas (latest time hung on a particular

I will get back to it eventually, but for me (at least right now) learning
the quirks of Android Linux seems more interesting than pushing a build of
GNU/Linux as an app on top of say, a tablet.

Joel Maxuel

"One should strive to achieve, not sit in bitter regret."
 - Ronan Harris / Mark Jackson

On Wed, Apr 15, 2015 at 12:05 AM, Frank Geitzler <
frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca> wrote:

>  Sorry, I sent this to the wrong NSLUG address
> Frank
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> *Subject*: Linux on Android devices
> *Date*: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 16:44:16 -0300
> I don't have an Android device yet, but hope to get a tablet soon.
> However, some mention was made last night at the NSLUG meeting at Dal about
> the limitations and differences between 'standard' linux commands and
> Android commands, so just for curiosity I Googled several queries today:
>     android Debian linux commands
> and
>     android linux commands
> The first one, incidentally, mentions a Debian Kit for Android, which will
> install a full version of Debian or Ubuntu on your Android phone or tablet,
> side-by-side with Android.
> Frank
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