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Old 10-27-2012, 12:30 AM   #1
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Linux Tablets?


Hi all,

I've looked on Amazon and Ebuyer, but I can't see any tablets that can/do run Linux. Does anyone know of any? I don't want Android as you need to root the device before you get to benefit from all the features. Obviously this voids the warranty.

Thanks
 
Old 10-27-2012, 01:29 AM   #2
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If you can be patient.

http://www.zdnet.com/ubuntu-tablets-...13-2062304640/

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...et-4175434417/

otherwise

http://tuxmobil.org/tablet_unix.html

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Old 10-28-2012, 12:49 AM   #3
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Very interesting! I can definitely wait for that!

Whilst Unity isn't my favorite interface (DM? WM?), I'd be willing to give it another go under touch screen instead.
 
Old 11-09-2012, 12:56 PM   #4
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Another Linux tablet option

There is also this http://www.indiegogo.com/pengpod. The tablet runs Linaro, based on Ubuntu and can dual boot into Android, or run Linux off the SD.
 
Old 11-09-2012, 11:28 PM   #5
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Whilst Unity isn't my favorite interface (DM? WM?), I'd be willing to give it another go under touch screen instead.
Unity is, in my humble opinion, a complete nightmare under a traditional keyboard-and-mouse setup; that being said, I think it would probably work quite well on a tablet or other touchscreen device.

e.g. I agree with you
 
Old 11-10-2012, 06:47 PM   #6
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I believe Unity & Gnome 3 are sorta being designed for touchscreen devices more so than keyboard & mouse setup. Thus, that is probably part of MS idea for Win8.

Just a thought.
 
Old 11-26-2012, 07:13 AM   #7
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but those are very much proffesional types and very much typical to use them.
 
Old 11-26-2012, 09:12 AM   #8
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Hi, there is also the KDE Vivaldi tablet

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Hi, there is also the KDE Vivaldi tablet

Serafean
great this one looks cool to me and is just simple to understand it
 
Old 12-04-2012, 10:36 AM   #10
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Very interesting, I'll await release before getting too excited. As I found with mobile phones, there are lots of 'good idea' companies out there, but very little seems to come to fruition.
 
  


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