01/07/2017 (Sat) 09:50:33
Completed component layout diagram
Also use a USB powerbank with passthrough. Male to female USB, RCA and ethernet cables can be used to move the ports from the adapter to the exterior of the case. Try not to use the Raspberry Pi, since it needs proprietary blobs to boot. Total cost should be less than 150 USD.
Yes, it has been done. http://www.instructables.com/id/Pi-Berry-Laptop-The-Classic-DIY-laptop/
Chromebooks suffer from critical flaws.
* They need to be BIOS flashed just to boot other linux distros, and then they need a hardware mod to change the default boot option.
* Hardware compatibility is poor with things like the laptop keyboard and touchpad not working by default on certain kernels.
* This is not to mention the proprietary firmware of the Intel processors used.
If you thought Chromebooks were a cheap or easy way to obtain a Linux laptop, you are in for a surprise.