During lockdown last winter, in between figuring out 12v boat electrics and learning to keep the stove going overnight, I managed to play more with my Raspberry Pi 4. My goal is to build a small hybrid as-open-as-possible computer/tablet, in which I controll the hardware and the OS.
In the process I got completely lost in r/unixporn, r/cyberdeck and watching HexDSL and DistroTube videos. The Ideal Cyberdeck in my head got
The desktop is Raspberry Pi OS LXDE (default), but I’ve also tried XFCE, Twister OS (probably best choice if you just want to use Raspberry Pi as an awesome tiny computer with everything pre-installed) and i3 tiling window manager (while also reading and watching all about BSPWM, DWM, Sway and AwesomeWM, lol).
To compliment my setup, I found a retro Panasonic