Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 15th Apr 2013 22:44 UTC
OSNews, Generic OSes Almost exactly three years ago, I wrote about why OSNews was no longer OSNews: the alternative operating system scene had died, and OSNews, too, had to go with the times and move towards reporting on a new wave of operating systems - mobile, and all the repercussions that the explosion of smartphones and tablets have caused. Still, I was wondering something today: why aren't we seeing alternative operating systems on mobile?
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Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Thu 18th Apr 2013 19:25 UTC
Luminair
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2007-03-30

arrived late. did anyone inform thom that there are more android distros than gnu/linux ones?

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RE: Comment by Luminair
by rain on Thu 18th Apr 2013 21:48 in reply to "Comment by Luminair"
rain Member since:
2005-07-09

arrived late. did anyone inform thom that there are more android distros than gnu/linux ones?


He isn't asking about Android distros. He's asking about alternative operating systems.

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RE[2]: Comment by Luminair
by Luminair on Fri 19th Apr 2013 18:06 in reply to "RE: Comment by Luminair"
Luminair Member since:
2007-03-30

so now we're back to slashdot 2001 debating what an operating system is.

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