Linked by Eugenia Loli on Fri 3rd Aug 2007 02:12 UTC, submitted by irbis
Gnome A free Gnome-based Linux distribution for mobile devices such as smartphones and PDAs has achieved a major release. OpenedHand's Poky Linux 3.0 ("Blinky") is based on X11, GTK+, and the Matchbox window manager, much like the Nokia-sponsored project. However, in place of the proprietary Hildon GUI layer, it includes a new "Sato 0.1" plain GTK+ component.
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by Moya on Fri 3rd Aug 2007 11:50 UTC
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this thing support arm so maybe i can run in my Nintendo DS Lite ;)

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by AdolescentFred on Fri 3rd Aug 2007 12:19 in reply to "NDS"
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Linux already runs on ds:
trouble is, there's not really much ram left over to do anything else when you have DSLinux running, so no X11.
Without buying a separate ram pack (opera or other) there isn't much you can do with it. It's more of a novelty than anything else. The DS had two cpus but they are an arm7@33mhz and an arm9@66mhz, only 4MB of ram shared between the two, and limitations about what each cpu can do (e.g. only arm9 can access graphics engine)
I'm not sure how feasible funning this on a DS is, but I would love to be proved wrong.

edit: apparently nano-X has been ported to DSLinux. I'm still not convinced it would very usably, and it crashes when I try to run it. I think it's out of ram (i have no rampack)

Edited 2007-08-03 12:26

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