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Re: What is the smallest device that will run Fedora 12 ? Evolution ? Kontact ?



On Wednesday 23 December 2009 10:42:50 Linuxguy123 wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-12-23 at 10:00 -0700, Kevin Kempter wrote:
> > On Wednesday 23 December 2009 09:53:56 Linuxguy123 wrote:
> > > So what is the smallest practical device that will run F12 ?
> > >
> > > How else could one run apps like Evolution and Contact on a small
> > > device ?  Could they be made to run on a Symbian device ?  What about
> > > Android ?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> >
> > The nokia N900 runs debian, you can open a terminal, tweak the sources
> > and install things via dpkg.  I have a co-worker that has one - it's
> > pretty impressive.
> 
> I felt foolish posting this question but now I am very glad I did.
> 
> Is the n900 running Debian out of the box or did your friend load it
> with Debian ?  Is Maemo Debian ?
> 
> What Linux apps will it run ?  Does it have Gnome/Qt/KDE ?   It must
> support Qt apps because Nokia bought Qt.
> 
> Has anyone here fooled around with putting mainstream Linux apps on the
> N900 ?
> 

It's Maemo Debian, came that way out of the box
I've read a few posts about folks installing mainstream apps on it with 
success. I dont think it has KDE/Gnome, it's a touch-screen maemo specific 
interface.

I'll know more in the coming weeks, Mine is due to be delivered today


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