AMD Joins Up With Intel & Nokia On MeeGo Linux
Written by Michael Larabel in AMD on 15 November 2010 at 03:26 PM EST. Add A Comment
The first-ever MeeGo conference is going on this week in Dublin, Ireland and from that event that's about furthering this open-source mobile/embedded Linux distribution founded by Intel and Nokia, AMD has announced they want in on this Linux lovechild too. They have officially announced from Dublin they have joined the MeeGo project and will begin contributing to this OS that targets netbooks, smart-phones, in-vehicle computer systems, and other embedded devices.

MeeGo was born last year out of Intel and Nokia wedding Moblin and Maemo, to combine their mobile Linux software efforts with the backing of the Linux Foundation and others. As far as what AMD will be bringing to the table for MeeGo, the press release states that Advanced Micro Devices will be providing engineering resources, but it didn't elaborate on any technical details.

MeeGo 1.1 was released just last month and the 1.2 release is expected next April. Let's hope AMD's Fusion platform will begin playing well with MeeGo.
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