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 <gen...@danielquinn.org> 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: http://danielquinn.org/blog/gentoo-on-the-intel-nuc/ > > 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. > > >