[ale] linux pda's
cfowler at outpostsentinel.com
Tue Dec 23 13:46:26 EST 2003
I have the Zaurus 5500. It works well too. I'm not sure about running
your on WM but Opie is a good manager. It all works well.
The only downside that I have is the lack of good development
documentation for QT Embedded. I've not found any good published books
on the subject.
On Mon, 2003-12-22 at 19:17, Dow Hurst wrote:
> I have a Sharp Zaurus 5600SL that I have high hopes for. The OpenZaurus
> project just got stable enough for that model for me to try as soon as I
> have time. Any model that you can find people happy with the current
> opensource OS project on their model would be fine. I would definitely
> read thru a month or two of postings for each project your interested in
> for a particular piece of hardware. IPAQs will load OZ but I've only
> been following OZ so don't know too much about anything but the Sharp
> PDAs. Take your time investigating as OpenEmbedded is cranking up and
> OZ's maintainer's are back on full steam ahead. So the future looks
> bright for Linux PDAs the project is coding for. I think from posts
> that the newer Sharp models may have better screen lighting.
> Do lot's of homework on what PDAs are out there and what opensource
> projects support them. I have waited since September to get an OZ that
> would load on the Sharp 5600.
> Jason Vinson wrote:
> > Can anyone recommend a good linux pda that won't cost me too much to
> > acquire (possibly via ebay). I would like something that I can run my
> > own window manager on vs. having to run one that is specified by the
> > vendor/os.
> > thanks,
> > Jason
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