Linked by Elv13 on Sun 3rd Jun 2012 00:00 UTC
Linux "As the Linux desktop increases in popularity, the user interface experience has become increasingly important. For example, most laptops today have multitouch capabilities that have yet to be fully exposed and exploited in the free software ecosystem. Soon we will be carrying around multitouch tablets with a traditional Linux desktop or similar foundation. In order to provide a high-quality and rich experience we must fully exploit multitouch gestures. The uTouch stack developed by Canonical aims to provide a foundation for gestures on the Linux desktop."
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RE[2]: The future, huh?
by zima on Sun 10th Jun 2012 23:23 UTC in reply to "RE: The future, huh?"
zima
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I have few more links for you, from related fields...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Openmoko
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GPE
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Qt_Extended_Improved
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maemo
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OpenZaurus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SHR_(operating_system)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/OPIE_user_interface

And note how many people are carrying around PDAs or mobile phones running those environments, "with a traditional Linux desktop or similar foundation"!
(only, I must be very unlucky, I've never seen even one ;/ )

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