[Freedombox-discuss] DreamPlug advice before I buy it

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Thu Aug 15 19:38:06 UTC 2013

Quoting Nick Daly (2013-08-14 02:40:57)
> Rachid Abdelli <rachid.abdelli1 at free.fr> writes:
> > I'll order the DreamPlug from globalscale technologies 
> > <http://www.globalscaletechnologies.com/c-5-dreamplugs.aspx> before 
> > I want to know If it is still valid ?
> Yes, it's still valid.  However, if you're looking to save money, you 
> might also look into the Raspberry Pi, though no FreedomBox image 
> exists for it yet.

Just for the record (since Rachid seems decided on DreamPlug):

Raspberry Pi is a bad alternative: Debian is unlikely to ever offer code 
optimized for that particular hardware (ARMv6).  Possibly someone will 
put together FredomBox-like image based on the Debian-derived Raspbian, 
but I recommend to instead go for some of the options tracked at 

> > I'm located in France, near of Paris and globalscale has Europe 
> > model should I choose it ?
> Yeah, that should work.  Mind your outlets, though, you might need to 
> buy an adapter to plug it in.

The european model is exactly the one you will want, as it only vary 
from the american model by the plug. :-)

 - Jonas

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