Run Kali in a Gem
Planet Computers’ is a slim, lightweight mobile device that features a tactile keyboard. It features a 5.99″ screen and a QWERTY keyboard. The device also supports 4G & WI-Fi. This pocket rocket is small and lightweight. It has a landscape orientation, hardware keyboard and is suitable for native Kali installations with full desktop environments.
Specifications for Hardware
- MediaTek Deca Core Helio with either the X25- or X27 chipset
- CPU: 2x Cortex A72 @2.6GHz and 4x Cortex [email protected] 4x Cortex [email protected]
- GPU: ARM Mali MP4 @875MHz
- RAM: 4GB
- Flash: 64GB plus micro SD card support
Multiboot one, two or three operating systems from the following: Android, Debian and Kali Linux, Root Android, Sailfish, Debian and Debian. You will find the following partitions in our image download page:
- Android (rooted), 16 GB. Just hold down the “On” key (Esc), until Android vibrates.
- Kali Linux, 40 GB. You can boot Kali by pressing and holding the “On” key (Esc), until the device vibrates. Next, quickly push the silver “Voice Assist” button to the right of the device.
The Gemini image includes a Kali Linux Fork of Gemini-Android kernel 3.18, with injection support to all your favorite Wi-Fi chips.
The LXQT is light, compact, scales well for small screens and has excellent touch support. It also features a modern layout. Although the touchscreen may look intimidating at first, it’s actually very user-friendly. This device is so easy to use, we don’t even need a mouse.
To be a modified cell phone, you need to use a combination of Linux (glibc), Android (bionic) in order to power the hardware that is not natively supported under GNU/Linux. To achieve this, we are using components of the .
GNU/Linux is still in its early stages. Some of the functionality, including data and voice support and power management, will be available on the Gemini PDA. The Gemini has an occasional issue when it shuts down. It is being addressed by the community.
It’s overall a stable experience due to the hard work and dedication of the Gemian and Sailfish communities. In particular, TheKit, adam_b and TheKit, who introduced Gemian the Gemini PDA, and greatly helped with this project.
To help you get up and running fast, we have posted a .
Linux for the Gemini PDA has limited support from manufacturers and is experimental. Some hardware may not be natively compatible with Linux. This requires some hacks by community members. Offensive Security is not able to provide support for the Gemini. You can get support for Kali on your Gemini via the webpage.
Gemini PDA, a small and elegant powerhouse that combines charm and control of Psion with modern ARM64 power. It is the perfect mobile platform to run Kali Linux desktop with touch support.
We are in for some exciting times thanks to the demand from the Gemini for Kali Linux and the fact that the manufacturer just launched another crowd funding campaign for a different device.