Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 14th Sep 2012 22:30 UTC
Intel You'd think this sort of stuff belonged to the past - but no. Apparently, Microsoft is afraid of Android on its Windows 8 tablets, because Intel has just announced that it will provide no support for Linux on its clover Trail processors. Supposedly, this chip is "designed for Windows 8". What?
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No difference
by brewmastre on Sat 15th Sep 2012 01:02 UTC
brewmastre
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How is this any different than the current hardware or software market? There's almost nobody who actually develops anything specifically with support for Linux. Hardware support within the linux kernel (and it's drivers) is the result of years of reverse engineering and hacking. Don't get me wrong, I'm not saying it's okay for companies to turn away from Linux, I'm just saying it's nothing to be surprised about.

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