[Freedombox-discuss] Wider Distribution Concerns?

Sunil Mohan sunilmohan at gmail.com
Sat Jan 10 19:16:33 UTC 2015

On Monday 29 December 2014 04:01 AM, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> More PR and buzz is defintely a good thing, but one issue we need to
> have in mind is the general perception of the project.  We still have to
> fight the idea that FreedomBox is only for the Dreamplug, and it isn't
> many weeks since the last time I saw someone on IRC being surprised to
> learn we also provide Raspberry Pi images.
> If we "marked" this specific hardware as something "official", we might
> in the future end up having to fight the idea that it is the only or
> best supported hardware, which will be a problem when we try to provide
> a solution for several hardware platforms.
> This tell me we need to be careful with how such offer is communicated.
> We need to ensure it is made clear that it is just one of many possible
> hardware platforms, and one provided for convenience, to try to counter
> the idea that FreedomBox is only for one or a few hardware platforms.

I agree with your concerns.

I have updated the FreedomBox wiki with information on supported
hardware.  Although the main page shows one hardware image, all the
remaining pages shows that FreedomBox supports (and aims to support)
multiple hardware devices.  Please check if this approach is fine.


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