Dear Daniel,

Wish it was possible to "like" someone's e-mail. Thank you for letting us
know about your endeavors and documenting your efforts :).

Best regards,
Andy Mender

On 12 October 2016 at 14:38, Daniel Quinn <> wrote:

> A while back I looked into a similar setup and was frustrated with the
> hacker-esque nature of these tiny machines.  They typically don't come with
> a case, sometimes not even with power, and getting a working Gentoo setup
> was likely going to be an effort I didn't want to spend.
> So I ended up buying an Intel NUC: basically a tiny main board with a CPU
> in a small simple square case + ram (you pick) + a hard drive (SSD or HDD,
> you pick).  It has HDMI or VGA out, sound, a few USB ports and on-board
> ethernet as well.  Getting Gentoo up & running on it was painless once I
> turned of UEFI (it makes my head hurt).  Details on how I did it all was
> here:
> It'll cost you more than a Pi or some of the others, but it's basically a
> tiny, quiet, whole computer, so the hassle is probably greatly diminished.

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