[OT] Ubuntu on Smartphones.

Richmond richmondmathewson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 13:36:09 CST 2013


On 01/02/2013 09:29 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:
> Richmond wrote:
>
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-20891868
>>
>> Ubuntu on Android smartphones means I can just hive off a standalone
>> from RR/LC 4.5 which will run in a Smartphone: Rocky or what?
>
> Not yet.  Still missing from the LC lineup are ARM compiles for Linux 
> and Windows, cutting our work out from Win8 RT and Linux venues like 
> Raspberry Pi and the new Ubuntu phones.

So "The Linux-based software will allow users to run desktop apps on 
their handsets, allowing them to double for PCs when docked to monitors."

is just the BBC being its usual, goofy self.

>
> If we wait long enough there's a chance that the energy savings of 
> Intel's post-Haswell line will ultimately make ARM a momentary blip in 
> computing history.
>
> But in the meantime ARM is only growing, and we LiveCoders can only 
> use it with Android and iOS. :(
>
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