New $200 tablet?
losinggeneration at gmail.com
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 ge.com> writes:
> > http://aseigo.blogspot.com/2012/01/reveal.html
> 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.)
A lot of the base questions that the list has had seem to be answered on the
blog post today: http://aseigo.blogspot.com/2012/01/open-beyond-licensing.html
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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