Nokia N900

I had yesterday change to play a little bit with Nokia N900 mobile communicator at at Expert Expo in Helsinki. This brand new Nokia smartphone that you can’t yet buy anywhere, just pre-order. This device runs on Maemo Linux operating system and worked well. This device felt much better than Nokia N97. The tough screen seemed to work better and overall feeling was that the system was considerably more responsive. Linux will rock on mobile devices. There was even a X Terminal on that device available, so Linux hacker can do different things on traditional command line.



  1. ngaceng says:

    Are Maemo based on Linux?

    • tomi says:

      Maemo is a software platform developed by Nokia for smartphones and Internet Tablets. The platform comprises the Maemo operating system and the Maemo SDK. Maemo operating system is based on the Debian Linux operating system.

      Maemo is mostly based on open source code, and has been developed by Maemo Devices within Nokia in collaboration with many open source projects such as the Linux kernel, Debian, and GNOME. Maemo is based on Debian GNU/Linux and draws much of its GUI, frameworks, and libraries from the GNOME project. It uses the Matchbox window manager, and the GTK-based Hildon as its GUI and application framework. There are also some proprietary parts included in the Maemo operating system.

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