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[opensuse-arm] chroot-ed openSUSE on Samsung Galaxy S2 - howto

I've created this HOWTO on setting up a chroot-ed openSUSE on the Galaxy S2:

This HOWTO describes the steps to get the ARM port of openSUSE working on
the Samsung Galaxy S2. With possible minor changes, the procedure should
also work for any modern and "root"-able Android device. Once set up,
openSUSE will run in a "chroot"-ed environment, which is akin to a very
simple form of virtualization. This means that despite Android and
openSUSE being distinct environments, they will run on the phone side by
side. That is, even while openSUSE is running, the device may be used
normally. Besides the mentioned "root"-ed device requirement, there is no
need for any change to the hardware or in the Android OS.

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