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Community support is focused around the chat platforms and forums.  As an example of the collaborative efforts of the community, recent activity has resulted in drafting a [[PineFlash|proposal]] for a new storage device.
  
 
== Chat Platforms ==
 
== Chat Platforms ==

Revision as of 11:59, 2 April 2021

PINE64 is a community-driven company focused on creating high-quality, low-cost ARM devices for individuals and businesses around the globe. PINE64 made its debut with the Pine A64 single-board computer, which successfully launched on Kickstarter in 2015. PINE64 has since released a multitude of other devices, including both development boards and end-user devices.

PINE64 has a large, diverse and active community, and offers a variety of resources for hobbyists and businesses to successfully leverage various PINE64 products. To learn more about PINE64 and the available devices, please visit the main PINE64 website.

Devices

Community and Support

Community support is focused around the chat platforms and forums. As an example of the collaborative efforts of the community, recent activity has resulted in drafting a proposal for a new storage device.

Chat Platforms

PINE64 has a large and very active community. Community discussion takes place on a variety of chat platforms, which are all bridged together so the messages sent via one platform are sent to all other platforms automatically. The community chat platforms are the following:

Name Matrix Telegram
PINE64 News missing @PINE64_News
PINE A64 SBC #pine64:matrix.org @mtrx_pine64
ROCK64 / ROCKPro64 #rock64:matrix.org @mtrx_rock64
Quartz64 #quartz64:matrix.org Quartz64
Quartz64 Development missing missing
Pinebook and Pinebook Pro #pinebook:matrix.org @mtx_pinebook
PinePhone #pinephone:matrix.org @pinephone
PineTab #pinetab:matrix.org @PineTab
PineTime #pinetime:matrix.org @pinetime
PineTime Development #pinetime-dev:matrix.org @pinetime_dev
Accessories missing missing
Pinecil #pinecil:matrix.org Pinecil
Pinetalk missing missing
Cube #cube64:matrix.org missing
Nutcracker #pine64-nutcracker:matrix.org Nutcracker
Off-topic #offtopic64:matrix.org @pine64offtopic

Forums

PINE64 runs an offical forum powered by open source MyBB forum server software. According to the general guidelines, the forum can be used to report issues, help out other users, offer findings and new information, but users can also engage directly with the community and the developers of partner projects, as well as with PINE64 members.

The official PINE64 forum can be accessed on forum.pine64.org.

Also, there are a couple of official Reddit subsections:

Help for Beginners

There are sections dedicated to the very beginners who are just getting started in the world of single-board computers (SBC) and ARM architecture. If you're just starting out and having issues with getting going, please consider browsing both sections for pointers:

  • Getting started — basic information on how to flash SD cards and eMMC modules as well as handling your devices
  • Project ideas — a variety of well-documented PINE64 projects to serve as inspiration