Using Wi-fi on Neo FreeRunner
robin.paulson at gmail.com
Wed Mar 12 20:29:42 CET 2008
On 12/03/2008, David Pottage <david at electric-spoon.com> wrote:
> > is there anything underway to allow nokia n-series software to run on
> > the neo? is it just a matter of installing hildon and some other
> > dependencies? if it's possible, there is always skype
> That is like asking if there is anything available to run windows software
> under Linux, and asking that question about 10 years ago.
> Nokia smartphones run a completely different OS known as Symbian Series
> 60. In theory someone could start a project similar to Wine that would
> provide an API layer to allow Series 60 applications to run under ARM
> linux. (Both the Neo 1973, and Nokia phones use ARM CPUs), but in practice
> it would be a huge project, so is unlikely to happen any time soon.
i'm talking about the internet tablets - they don't run symbian, they run linux
"The operating system, Internet Tablet OS 2007 (also known as Maemo),
is a modified version of Debian GNU/Linux (running Linux 2.6.18)"
So, are there any issues with running software for this OS under OM?
is it just a matter of installing the correct dependencies - hildon,
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