Overview of all distros

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer mickey at openmoko.org
Wed Sep 3 16:44:55 CEST 2008


> I am not able to follow all the discussions about FR, but now I try to
> get an overview which distributions are available:
> 1. 2007.2
> 2. 2008.8
> 3. qtopia
> 4. FSO
> 5. Debian
> 6. 2008.9(? is comming?)
> For each of these are own repositories needed? And has it's own
> philosophy?
> Is there an overview with prerequsist and pro/con of each in wiki?
> How should I decide which distro could be my one?

Let me comment on FSO, which is only a distro because "we can" (thanks
to OpenEmbedded). Zhone is an independent UI application based on the
FSO framework to facilitate testing.
If you want to build own UIs or custom applications on the forthcoming
Openmoko dbus service framework, then the FSO-image is a good starting


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