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MeeGo mobile Linux will also do laptops and desktops

Apr 23, 2010, 16:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Paul)

"Intel has revealed that it is developing a variant of the Linux-based MeeGo operating system that will run on conventional desktop and laptop computers. This move could substantially broaden MeeGo's scope, transforming it from a mobile platform into a general purpose Linux distro.

"The open source MeeGo project emerged earlier this year when Intel and Nokia combined their respective mobile Linux platforms. MeeGo, which is endorsed by the Linux Foundation, aims to reduce fragmentation in the mobile ecosystem by providing a vendor-neutral Linux platform that supports a number of different hardware architectures and form factors. It is designed for mobile and embedded computing, with heavy optimization for ARM processors and Intel's Atom chips."

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