Are Android and Linux the same thing?
Jul 05, 2011, 21:00 (4 Talkback[s])
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"Is Android Linux?
"There are arguments for each side, naturally. The biggest for
Android being Linux is, of course, the fact that the kernel for the
Linux operating system and the Android operating system are very
nearly one and the same. Not completely the same, mind you, but
Android's kernel is directly derived from Linux.
"Where things get ambiguous, though, is above the kernel layer.
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