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speculatrix
post May 8 2009, 12:23 PM
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http://wiki.maemo.org/Mer


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Mer is a new Linux operating system, built upon a thin base of Ubuntu Jaunty combined with the best open-source elements of Nokia's Maemo platform.

The goals of Mer include:

* Improving and developing parts of Maemo that are of interest to the Maemo community.
* Making it easier to port existing desktop applications by hildonizing and adjusting them to the tablet form factor.
* Encouraging third party experimentation and development.
* Supporting tablet hardware no longer receiving updated OS software by Nokia.
* Making Maemo a generic platform for all tablet devices, including non-Nokia ones.
* Focusing Maemo community efforts in platform-related areas
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post May 12 2009, 09:52 AM
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Cool. Will it run on a Zaurus?
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post May 12 2009, 01:32 PM
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QUOTE(craigtyson @ May 12 2009, 06:52 PM) *
Cool. Will it run on a Zaurus?


er, yes, that was the point. blink.gif
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