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TuxMobil News 12/2003
  • From: Werner Heuser <Werner.Heuser@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 1 Jan 2004 13:08:24 +0100
  • Message-id: <20040101120824.GF14532@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

the last TuxMobil News digest for 2003[1] has again good news
for Linux PDA, mobile phone and laptop users. Here is an
extract of the most important messages.

Werner Heuser <>

|=| The ndiswrapper[2] now supports Intel's WLAN PRO/Wireless 2100 chipset,
which is part of their Centrino(TM) technology[3]. Besides the
commercial DriverLoader[4] from Linuxant therefore an Open Source
solution is also available.

|=| Element Computer offers a TabletPC[5] pre-equipped with the
Lycoris Desktop/LX Tablet Edition for Linux[6]. This is the second
commercial TabletPC with Linux, since the one made by
PaceBlade[7]. More about Linux on TabletPCs is at TuxMobil[8].

|=| Linux on cell phones is still becoming more and more popular.
Japan's #1 cellular carrier NTT DoCoMo has adopted Linux for 3G phones[9].
Samsung debuts Linux-powered smartphone in China[10]. A Chinese company
based in Shanghai named 'E28' has quietly been selling Linux-based
smartphones in China since August[11]. And SDG-Systems provides
a driver for the Pretec GPRS CF-Card for the Zaurus and Yopy Linux PDAs.
More about Linux on and with mobile cell phones at TuxMobil[13].

|=| TuxMobil has got the first report about Linux on a laptop
with 64-bit CPU[14]. A Xeron Sonic Pro 800MX with an AMD64 chip.


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