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Aug 01, 2007, 16:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Alli Flowers)

"Independent programmers in the community recently achieved Palm's goal of running Linux on Palm devices. Linux is an alternative interface to Palm and Windows Mobile operating systems, which allows you to control and navigate basic Palm device functions. The thrust of their efforts have been with Lifedrive and TX. But they have had some (limited) success with both the Treo 650 and 680 smartphones as well.

"The most recent success has been with 'Cocoboot' version 4, released on 18 July. A Palm bootloader, Cocoboot will start the boot process, halt Palm (garnet), and start loading Linux from your SD card..."

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