TomTom on Ubuntu

H.S. hs.samix at
Tue Jun 16 17:43:10 UTC 2009

Pastor JW wrote:
> On Tuesday 16 June 2009 7:56:38 am Felipe DOMINGUEZ wrote:
>> hello
>> I am facing the same problem and I do believe that we have to complain. It
>> is the only way they know there is a market out there  who want Linux.
> I have complained to TomTom but they declare they have no intrest in 
> supporting Linux as "Linux users don't buy anything".  I replied that alot of 

The problem is the current small size of Linux market. What they are
forgetting is that they are charging a lot for the device (or hardware)
itself. Down the line, if more users start buying devices that have
Linux support, or start *not* buying devices that do not support Linux,
I bet these same people will start supporting Linux as well.

Some vendors are already supporting Linux and even basing their hardware
on Linux. Examples (including Openmoko, zarus, android, etc.):



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