[ubuntu-uk] New FreeRunner

Tim Dobson personalwebsite at army.com
Tue Aug 5 23:22:43 BST 2008

Javad Ayaz wrote:
> how does installing new apps on this work? like synaptic in ubuntu?

yep - http://wiki.openmoko.org/wiki/Om2008.8_Installer

it's pretty similar really.

> I think for the uptake of any technology by the masses...the hardware 
> has to be available...cheap-ish! How many people do you know that are 
> willing to fork £200plus for a phone!

Actually a fairly large amount. But this says more about the masses of 
posing freelancers I know than how much money any one has. Me included.

> I know no one who has forked out 
> on a iphone...and thats supposed be the cool thing to have!!!....

Cool... if you want apple to have complete control over your phone....

If each of us have one object, and we exchange them, then each of us
still has one object.
If each of us have one idea, and we exchange them, then each of us now
has two ideas.   -  George Bernard Shaw

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