New $200 tablet?

Harley Laue losinggeneration at
Tue Jan 31 22:14:13 CET 2012

On Monday, January 30, 2012 11:36:37 PM Neil Jerram wrote:
> "Gay, John (GE Energy Services, Non-GE)" <John.Gay at> writes:
> >
> I hope it will be capable of running mainline kernels and any GNU/Linux
> ecosystem software, not just KDE.
> I think Plasma Active looks pretty nice and interesting, and look
> forward to being able to try it, but all the same I hope this tablet
> will not be in some way _tied_ to KDE, or to a system image that only
> the manufacturer can provide.  (cf. Maemo.)
>          Neil

A lot of the base questions that the list has had seem to be answered on the 
blog post today:

The TL;DR version to your question: yes you can. "For instance, the boot 
loader isn't locked so you can boot your own OS if you wish. You can install 
your own apps, you can even provide your own app delivery system."

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