Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 29th Nov 2008 21:22 UTC
Linux Even though there are a lot of happy people using Apple's iPhone very happily, there's also a group of people who are not so happy, most likely because of Apple's rather strict policies regarding applications and developers. While most of these people would just jailbreak the thing, some take it a step further - by installing another operating system. Yes, Linux now runs on the iPhone (1st gen/2nd gen, and the 1st gen iPod Touch).
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Linux on everything
by binarymutant on Sat 29th Nov 2008 22:43 UTC
binarymutant
Member since:
2008-11-11

I'm glad to see Linux getting ported to yet another device ;) Reminds me of putting Linux onto the Ipaq. Why no touch screen or X Windows though, isn't it an ARM?

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RE: Linux on everything
by flanque on Sun 30th Nov 2008 00:04 in reply to "Linux on everything"
flanque Member since:
2005-12-15

Just give it time. If there's one thing that the Linux community has demonstrated without doubt is that they're persistent. It'll get there.

I'm definitely watching this project and hope it is a huge success!

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v RE[2]: Linux on everything
by tyrione on Sun 30th Nov 2008 02:43 in reply to "RE: Linux on everything"
RE: Linux on everything
by helf on Sun 30th Nov 2008 06:52 in reply to "Linux on everything"
helf Member since:
2005-07-06

What processor the thing is running has very little to do with the display working right and having X running. You have to have drivers for that hardware working... itll happen, in due time.

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