Re: [PATCH] Single user linux

From: Stuart Lynne (
Date: Tue Apr 24 2001 - 19:48:31 EST

In article <>,
Alan Cox <> wrote:
>> > Quit being a naysayer. UNIX on a PDA is a wet dream.
>> What real value does it have, apart from the geek "look at me, I'm using
>> bash" value?
>It means I can do anything on my ipaq I can do anywhere else. I can run
>multiple apps at a time. I can run X11. I can run the palm emulator even ;)
>Its the same reason Linux is valuable on an S/390 mainframe. Its a common pool
>of apps, environments and tools. Anything your PC can do, my ipaq can do.

Or even if you only ever use the builtin apps on your Linux PDA, it means you
didn't subsidize Microsoft.

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