Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 29th Jun 2006 01:33 UTC
Linux Linux has one, last, chance to become the No1 OS in a particular consumer-oriented market (not counting servers): the mobile phone market. The open nature and yes, the hype around Linux has made lots of mobile-oriented companies to consider using Linux for their next-generation cellphones. But there is a major problem on the way to success, a problem which is created not by Linux itself, but by the greed and close-mindness of these same companies that endorse Linux.
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RE: Same old Linux story
by corentin on Thu 29th Jun 2006 06:31 UTC in reply to "Same old Linux story"
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2005-08-08

> Now regarding Linux on the cellphone. First of all, I don't really care if it's Windows, Linux, Symbian or PalmOS on the cell.

You're right; in fact you shouldn't even think about it because all in all it's just a damn mobile phone and whether it runs Linux or SchnappiOS version XYZ doesn't matter.

And regarding Linux in particular: it was never designed to be used in embedded, resource-constrained systems. I wonder why it is even considered as an option...

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