[Mageia-discuss] Linux under threat ?
bogusman222 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 30 13:29:25 CET 2012
On Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 2:19 PM, Renaud (Ron) Olgiati <
renaud at olgiati-in-paraguay.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 Oct 2012 08:31 my mailbox was graced by a message from
> López who wrote:
> > > Jailbreaking tablets has been ruled illegal.
> > > http://www.mobileread.com/forums/showthread.php?t=194954
> > > How long before we are banned by law from installing Linux on a
> > > that was originally sold with Windows ?
> > Who needs to jailbreak a phone with Android or linux such as de N900?
> > buy Apple and you'll have no problem.
> What about a Linux-powered e-reader ?
Ooh! I bought one of those 4 years ago.
It was a cheap Chinese knockoff, low-end hardware even for the day. It was
running a stripped-down version of Ubuntu 8 for ARM.
It was slow, but it worked! A Linux e-reader! And it did many other things
too. Like play games, browse the web and when properly coaxed even play
The problem is that the battery no longer holds a charge, and the charger
broke. So it's pretty much a brick now. But I loved it while it lasted!
> The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers.
> -- Wm. Shakespeare
> -- http://www.olgiati-in-paraguay.org --
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