[OT] Ubuntu on Smartphones.

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 15:01:13 EST 2013


Can use the limbo emulator to run a small linux distribution though. Trying
it now just for curiosity sake, and DSL seems to be (slowly) booting up as
I type. Looks interesting so far. Waiting to see if its actually usable, if
so then may see if I can get libraries and such stuck into it so that LC
apps will run there.



On Wed, Jan 2, 2013 at 12:29 PM, Richard Gaskin
<ambassador at fourthworld.com>wrote:

> Richmond wrote:
>
>  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/**technology-20891868<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.
>
> 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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