[ubuntu-uk] A Windows Mobile- Ubuntufied?

Tim Dobson personalwebsite at army.com
Tue Sep 9 00:24:09 BST 2008

Alan Pope wrote:
  > Don't hold your breath. I dont anticipate Ubuntu Mobile running (and
> working) on _any_ phone (with the possible exception of the freerunner) in 
> the next few months.

Unfortunately the ubuntu-mobile team have limited themselves by only 
producing stuff for intel compatible processors.

The Freerunner is ARMv4 and therefore, whilst debian at FR may share 
userland etc. It's not obvious that ubuntu-mobile will be available on 
the Freerunner anytime soon.

For those who will now inevitably mention Android on the FR:

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
 > Am Freitag 29 August 2008 21:51:37 schrieb e hanks:
 >> Has anyone successfully installed Android?  I wonder how usable it is.
 > From the imaginary FAQ:
 > At this point of time, Android is not open source. Without interesting
 > low-level hacking (armv5 vs. armv4), there's no way to use it on an
 > Openmoko device.

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