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so i didn't talk about this until i actually got it to work but

kw88 pro ($85 smartwatch) running

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folks, it's running fucking systemd

this watch

is running systemd

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it has bluetoothctl and everything for god's sakes, sometimes i forget these android watches are really just fucking baby linux machines

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@bclindner As much as I dislike systemd, it's gotta be an improvement over the stock Android that comes on most of these watches. I hadn't heard of AstroidOS .. it looks neat. I like Qt. It doesn't look like it natively supports the kw88 though (not listed on their download page). Unofficial port?

@djsumdog it's as "official" as ports get for Asteroid, someone went really hard porting it to the kw88 (the previous model) and that luckily means it works for a ton of other mediatek watches which are all basically the same architecture copypasted

@bclindner Interesting. I might have to look into this. I have two plebes, but haven't used them in over a year (not sure where they are actually), but I really want to switch to a KDE Plasma mobile device and start writing apps to fill in gaps/let me use it as a daily driver. It would be meat to try to get Plasma and Astroid working together.

@bclindner oh for f...

Now I have to exorcise systemd-resolved, systemd-timesyncd (so that the watch can run NTP, like Dog intended), and...

yeah, Linux machines with tiny screens

@bclindner I just looked this thing up. 1GB of RAM?! On a watch?

@djsumdog someone just saw the mt6580 chipset and was like "fuck it im makin a watch out of it babey,,"

the crazier part is this is an upgrade - the old model had 512mb and that *wasn't enough*

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