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Re: [vox-tech] Linux for the Palm
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Re: [vox-tech] Linux for the Palm

begin: William Kendrick <nbs@bolt.sonic.net> quote
> On Tue, Jun 26, 2001 at 03:28:11PM -0500, Jay Strauss wrote:
> > Not to be a rabble rouser but,
> > 
> > I don't get the point of running linux on a PDA (Palm).
> Very valid question.  Just as with regular desktop PCs, some people
> have no reason to switch to Linux.
> However...
> > What's wrong with PalmOS.
> Well, a lot of it has to do with its age, I think.  Systems are getting
> more powerful, but for legacy needs, I think a lot of apps are stuck
> with Pilot or Palm III level compatibility (to get the widest userbase).
assuming you still don't use telnet, ssh and scp would be great.
i don't use my modem because there's no way in hell i'm sending plaintext
login and pswd over insecure lines.

not to mention having unix tools at your fingertips.


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