Having recently picked up a gently loved Developer Edition 9360 from a friend who upgraded to the 8th gen i7 model, I had initially tested a previous release of CloudReady but was getting a blank/black screen after selecting the USB to boot from. I ended up playing with GalliumOS and a couple other distributions that made good use of the touch screen. I even at one point tried copying the recovery image from the Google Pixelbook Eve to the NVMe as that model also has an NVMe drive, but alas it got stuck in a boot loop due to the verified boot/firmware requirements.
I ended up swapping the drive from an NVMe to a SATA M.2 for a little while to test something else, and when I saw the release 61 announcement I decided to give it another shot, and much to my delight, everything pretty much worked out of the box. I was really surprised but the Killer Wireless card that was a problem on Linux for a while worked perfectly and pretty much everything else works. The touchscreen works great, and it is awesome to swipe back to a previous page in my history. The touchpad has a weird quirk where it doesn't immediately register movements, but it is very quick once it has started moving the cursor, and other than that everything works great, two finger swipes for forward and back, and 3 finger swipes for "expose" mode and switching between tabs. It even sleeps when I close the lid (most of the time) and doesn't consume much battery (though being able to turn off wireless while sleeping might save even more battery). I've had a couple cases where Crosh or something else have triggered wake-locks and prevent sleep, but after a reboot that seems to have gone away.
Recently I was swapping the wireless card to an OSX compatible model for a future project and at the same time I put the original NVMe drive back in to try installing CloudReady again, and much to my amazement, it did work, though I gave it some manual intervention that I'm not sure were required, but since I encountered a couple errors on the initial manual install they may have been necessary. I've posted the "fix" to the XPS 13 9350 topic as well as the manual HDD format post, but I can add them here if anybody needs them easier to find.
The specs on the XPS 13 9360 Developer Edition I'm using are 7th gen i7, 16GB RAM, 512GB NVMe M.2 (Lite-On), also tested with 512GB SATA M.2 (Samsung Evo 850), and the Killer Wireless 1535 and a Dell Wireless 1560 (Broadcom BCM84352Z_2). It has a 3200x1800 touchscreen, and the shortcuts to quickly change the resolution work and show off just how sharp the display is on this thing.
The battery life is fantastic and other than the couple of weird sleep issues with Crosh, it has been running like a dream.
CAUTION: There is one gotcha that I forgot while I was writing up the above post, and that is the "tearing"/"graphical glitches" while streaming YouTube or other video sites. There is a fix, but it requires some experimenting. What I discovered is that videos labeled HD would always tear, and lower resolution video may or may not tear depending on how busy the system was and how fast the network was.
THE FIX: In order to prevent tearing and get smooth videos, you need to go into chrome://flags and DISABLE the hardware acceleration option, at least until Neverware gets a chance to incorporate some of the Intel video driver fixes into the kernel and Google/Neverware get a chance to incorporate some of the new VDPAU modes into ChromiumOS.
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