Steam Deck (using SteamOS) handheld by Valve


Phlyra

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Is that a BR-Minority Report crossover?!
 

ClockworkCoder

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Just realised what you meant:

The launch of Steam Deck will be delayed by two months™. We're sorry about this—we did our best to work around the global supply chain issues, but due to material shortages, components aren’t reaching our manufacturing facilities in time for us to meet our initial launch dates.
 

levi

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Hmm, so it's using archlinux packages at base but it's not using archlinuxes pacman as a way to keep the system up to date. Instead you have to wait until valve release a new image with you just splat over the top. I wonder if pacman will be functionally there if you remount the filesytems as read/write.
 

Phlyra

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I wonder if pacman will be functionally there if you remount the filesytems as read/write.
It would be good, in some ways, if that were the case but even if it isn’t then at least the end user has the ability to load a different distro/OS (even dual booting?) without first needing to jailbreak their Deck
 
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