[maemo-users] Is OS2006 still supported?

From: Kevin T. Neely ktneely at astroturfgarden.com
Date: Fri Apr 18 02:00:05 EEST 2008
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 06:39:10PM -0400, Don Birdsall wrote:
> Question: Is there any advantage for me to upgrade the OS to the last 
> that will run on this machine which I guess is the Hacker Edition?

Canola was not trivial for me to install on OS2007HE.  I got it working with some excellent help from this mailing list, but it was more involved than you might be looking for.

> Comment: If I were to upgrade to something newer I doubt it would be an 
> 810. The new ultra-portables with 9 inch screens are becoming available. 
> They cost only a little more and will run a regular Linux distro.

Always depends on what you need.  I loved my 770, recently upgraded to an 800 and love it even more.  There is a lot of room for improvement, sure, but there are great apps available for it, it's more stable, and the added speed makes it morereliable to task switch with multiple apps open.


In Vino Veritas

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