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LinuxDevices: Hacking HTC's Windows CE Phones with Linux

Jan 02, 2006, 19:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton)

"There is a curious lack in the Linux community--the number of community-led Linux distributions for commodity mobile phone hardware is zero. There are PDAs for which you can get a GSM/GPRS SD card; there are mobile phones, such as the Motorola A780, that are based on Linux; and there is even the OpenEZX project, which aims to take Motorola's original kernel source for the E680 and A780 Linux phones as the basis for an entirely free-software phone distribution. But there just simply aren't any completed and entirely free Linux distributions, with complete source code, for any commodity mobile phones..."

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