LinuxDevices: New Linux Based OS for Handhelds Touts Ease of Use

“Lycoris will ship a version of its desktop Linux operating
system (OS) designed specifically for handheld devices in Q2, 2004.
The OS, dubbed Desktop/LX Pocket PC Edition (DL-PPC), will provide
a ‘commercial-ready’ and user-friendly OS that Lycoris hopes to
license to device designers as well as market directly to

“DL-PPC will initially support ARM-based PDAs such as the Sharp
Zaurus and HP iPaq. However, it uses a standard Linux
kernel–version 2.4.18 initially, with updates planned soon–making
it relatively easy to port to other architectures, according to
Lycoris Founder Joseph Cheek…”


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