[nSLUG] Linux on Android devices
nslug at fop.ns.ca
Wed Apr 15 16:00:03 ADT 2015
There's also a native, opkg based implementation of several useful
commands at http://dan.drown.org/android/ - unfortunately unmaintained due
to changes in Lollipop. No chroot is needed so you can run things like
mosh or ssh direct from a terminal window.
On Wed, 15 Apr 2015, Joel Maxuel wrote:
> 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 daemon).
> 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
> -------- Forwarded Message --------
> From: Frank Geitzler <frank.geitzler at ns.sympatico.ca>
> To: nslug-request at nslug.ns.ca <nslug-request at nslug.ns.ca>
> 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
> 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.
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