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  • Genode OS Gets An Ambitious 2012 Roadmap

    Phoronix: Genode OS Gets An Ambitious 2012 Roadmap

    Genode OS, one of the interesting non-Linux-based operating systems that is built on a unique framework architecture and is striving to make a general purpose OS, has shared a new project road-map...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTAzNjU

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    Genode, and other non-mainstream OSes like it, are necessary When the day comes that everybody has a Linux-based phone and a Linux-based desktop, most Linux-based OSes will be locked down and controlled by the big corps and media cartels. When that time comes, we need to have a semi-viable alternative that's about as viable as Linux was when it first started to compete with Windows, so the early adopters can follow the fad and jump to a new, incomplete platform and resume whining about missing drivers and hardware support.

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      Originally posted by allquixotic View Post
      Genode, and other non-mainstream OSes like it, are necessary When the day comes that everybody has a Linux-based phone and a Linux-based desktop, most Linux-based OSes will be locked down and controlled by the big corps and media cartels. When that time comes, we need to have a semi-viable alternative that's about as viable as Linux was when it first started to compete with Windows, so the early adopters can follow the fad and jump to a new, incomplete platform and resume whining about missing drivers and hardware support.
      And you think, that you can still buy a general purpose computer by then? A device that runs all code you want?

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