Chuwi LapBook SE and Linux

I decided to waste spend my hard-earned l’argent and play around with linux on a cheap laptop. I ordered a Gemini Lake-based Chuwi Lapbook SE from GearBest which takes some…courage?…if you are a typical American shopper unaccustomed to Chinese storefronts translated by committee. Three weeks after ordering, I opened a support ticket because it hadn’t shipped yet and it was suddenly on its way! Three weeks later (a cheap laptop, remember? I wasn’t going to pay for shipping faster than cargo ship and a well-trained donkey to bring it to my house) it arrived. …