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PINE64 is a community-driven company focused on creating high-quality, low-cost ARM devices and, more recently, RISC-V devices for individuals and businesses around the globe. PINE64 made its debut with the [[PINE A64|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 is a community-driven company focused on creating high-quality, low-cost ARM devices and, more recently, RISC-V devices for individuals and businesses around the globe. PINE64 made its debut with the [[PINE A64|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 become connected and involved with the community, please see [[Main Page#Community and Support|Community and Support]] for a list of available channels and chat platforms. To learn more about PINE64, please visit the [https://www.pine64.org/ PINE64 website] and the [https://www.pine64.com/ PINE64 store]'''.
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 become connected and involved with the community, please see [[Main Page#Community and Support|Community and Support]] for a list of available channels and chat platforms. To learn more about PINE64, please visit the [https://www.pine64.org/ PINE64 website] and the [https://www.pine64.com/ PINE64 store]'''.


For information about PINE64 branding, including the usage of the PINE64 logo in non-commercial and other applications please read the [https://wiki.pine64.org/wiki/PINE64_brand_and_logo article about our brand and logo].  
For information about PINE64 branding, including the usage of the PINE64 logo in non-commercial and other applications, please read the [https://wiki.pine64.org/wiki/PINE64_brand_and_logo article about our brand and logo].  


= Devices =
= Devices =
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= Community and Support =
= Community and Support =


Community collaboration and support is focused around the chat platforms and forums described below. As an example of the collaborative efforts of the community, recent activity has resulted in drafting a [[PineFlash|proposal]] for a new flash-based storage device. See [https://www.pine64.org/gettings-started/ Getting Started | PINE64] for tips about how to get started with the PINE64 community.
Community collaboration and support is focused around the chat platforms and forums described below. As an example of the collaborative efforts of the community, recent activity has resulted in drafting a [[PineFlash|proposal]] for a new flash-based storage device. See [https://www.pine64.org/gettings-started/ Getting Started | PINE64] for tips about how to get started with the PINE64 community.


== Chat Platforms ==
== 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 other networks and their users are represented by P64ProtocolBot.
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 other networks and their users are represented by P64ProtocolBot.


{{note|1=The activity of community members varies depending on the time of day and the number of active users, so please be patient and do not expect questions to be answered immediately.}}
{{hint|PINE64 community is not some always responding, restless commercial customer service, or some sort of almighty existence that can resolve all your problems.  When participating in community discussions, please be patient and do not expect questions to be answered immediately, certainly, or currently.
* The activity of community members varies depending on the time of day and the number of active users.
* Whether your questions will be answered & whether the answers are right and definitive, depends on the information you provide, and, after all, difficulty of your questions & community members' ability.
* Read [http://www.catb.org/~esr/faqs/smart-questions.html How To Ask Questions The Smart Way] to learn more.}}


The community chat platforms are the following:
The community chat platforms are the following:
* '''Discord''': Use the [https://discordapp.com/invite/DgB7kzr invite link]. All channels are available.
* '''Discord''': Use the [https://discordapp.com/invite/DgB7kzr invite link]. All channels are available.
* '''IRC''': The server is <i>irc.pine64.org</i>. Use <code>/list</code> command or the table below to see the full list of channels.
* '''IRC''': The server is <i>irc.pine64.org</i>. Use <code>/list</code> command or the table below to see the full list of channels.
* '''Matrix and Telegram''': See the table below.
* '''Matrix and Telegram''': See the table below.
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== Forums ==
== Forums ==


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


The official PINE64 forum can be accessed here:
The official PINE64 forum can be accessed here:
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