Ex-Kubuntu developer Jonathan Riddell announced today that his KDE neon Linux-based operating system is now available for the Pinebook 64-bit ARM laptop.
Available on the market for about two years now, the Pinebook laptop offers a lightweight and low-cost alternative to Chromebooks. It was created by the Chinese company Pine64 behind the PINE A64 single-board computer that aims to be an alternative to the well-known Raspberry Pi.
Just like the PINE A64 single-board computer, the Pinebook notebook is powered by a 64-bit ARM processor, which makes it affordable to those who don’t want to spend a lot of money on a new Intel-powered laptop, and it runs Linux just well, especially the KDE neon operating system with the KDE Plasma desktop environment.
“Blue Systems has worked together with the manufacturer of the Pinebook to create a showcase t… (read more)