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Old January 3rd, 2013, 08:28 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by A.Nonymous View Post
I can't imagine that this will gain much traction at all. I'm not sure the smart phone world is big enough for another OS TBH. Hopefully this will silence the linux weenies (and I say that with love) who seem to argue quite often that there is HUGE pent up demand for full fledged Linux on the smart phone and that the first one who releases it will see gigantic success.
There's been a few Linux smart-phones in the past, like the Nokia N900 with Maemo. Could a pocket sized smart-phone run a full environment like KDE or Gnome or Mate or LXDE, along with proper Linux applications like Libre Office or Gimp? Difficult to see how that could be done with a 4 or 5 inch screen.
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