(See also the bookmarks on
aq.org home page.)
An interesting Slashdot comment on how a nontechnical computer user feels about using Windows
versus Linux, and why a Mac user switched to Linux and open-source
tools. The last part (about an artist switching from Mac to
Linux) is a pretty telling argument for Open Source (although
it's really about apps rather than the OS).
Linux on mobile devices
handhelds.org has information about Linux (and other free Unix clones) on
palmtop computers, mainly (but not exclusively) the HP iPAQ.
(Some of the iPAQ software is binary-compatible with the Sharp
Zaurus, as well.) It's hosted at HP.
TuxMobil.org used to be MobiliX.org until the idiot holders of the trademark
Obélix (the cartoon character) complained. Yeah, I can
see how a trademark MobiliX having to do with computer software
could easily be confused with a cartoon character called Obélix.
Anyway, it's about Linux (and Unix) on mobile computers, mainly
laptops but also PDAs and wearables. It also addresses communicating
with non-Linux mobile hardware (such as cameras or phones) with
(These are mainly from the article
‘Slackware Forums Alive Again!’ on
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