Jon Nelson on 13 May 2005 15:36:28 -0000

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Re: [PLUG] Drexel MCS Society Debate said:
>  9   Portability
>         The versions of your OS available for handheld PCs.

Linux support is available on the following devices:

    HP/Compaq iPaq: 3100 series, h3600/h3700 series, h3800 series, h3900
                    series and  h5100/h5400/h5500 series.

    HP Jornada:  565/568 and 720

    Sharp Zaurus:  all

Many other models are being worked on as we speak.  See the following link
for more info:

There are two different distros Familiar and Intimate.  There are PIM
interfaces Opie and GPE.  Traditional desktop environments are also

For more information see:

The major flaw currently with Linux on PDA's is the ability to sync it to
the desktop.  It can be done, but it is not easy.


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